Here's how to not let it get in the way of your relationships.
"The worst is when you're told that you can just snap out of depression as if it's just a matter of pulling yourself together."
An excerpt from author Jaime Lowe's new book 'MENTAL: Lithium, Love, and Losing My Mind.'
After a series of manic episodes, I was admitted to the Centre Hospitalier de Saint-Anne in Paris. That's where I met a nymphomaniac, a medium, and the reincarnation of Christ.
Stand-up is basically an acceptable form of public self-harm. As someone who thinks a lot about self harm, it's one place I feel accepted.
A manic episode is like a frenzied bukakke party in my head, and I'm all the participants at once.
We spoke to the British performer about his new show, in which he pretends to be a woman online to catfish truck drivers and drills a hole in his wall to record the sound of his neighbors having sex.