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I Am Schizoid, Meaning, I Don't Like People

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    Hello guys, I hope you're all doing well.

    I sort of hesitated about the idea of posting my experience here but I decided to do so. I sort of think that I have been a schizoid my entire life. I just didn't know what it was called until my therapist confirmed it. Parents have been struggling with believing that their...
    Bloodyshrines Bloodyshrines 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    Schizoid....i Think, Why Not.

    Hi evreybody, I'm glad to find this site and read of other people's stories, so I thought I'd share my own. I've been socially detached for a while and have been visiting a psychiatrist who chooses to sit there and ask me questions and not explain anything about my...
    newcomer111 newcomer111 26-30 2 Responses Nov 18, 2010

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    So It's Actually Abnormal?

    I was recently diagnosed as schziod. The only significance this holds for me is prompting the realization that I am, indeed, abnormal. And most people actually LIKE emotional connections and people and like things? It explains their actions somewhat, then, I guess, and perhaps...
    loki12345 loki12345 18-21 2 Responses Apr 28, 2012

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    I Love My Personality "Disorder" :)

    I first found out that I was Schizoid when I was about 14 years old.  I had an MMPI done and I'm Idiosyncratic which, of course, falls under the schizoid category.  You know, I've never EVER had a problem with who I am.  I get kind of irked that schizoid is even...
    Zaipher Zaipher 26-30, F 21 Responses Aug 23, 2008

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    It's Not Just A Phase, Is It?

    I have always felt like whatever I was experiencing was just a part of growing up. Then, when I was a teenager, I still thought that this is just a phase. Now, I am reaching 40, and things do not look so good when it comes to my job and my marriage and everything else that...
    airkacangsoya airkacangsoya 31-35 1 Response May 29, 2012

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    Oh Jeez!!!

    My message is a warning about the pitfalls of this schizoid thing as we get older. Most of the contributions are from younger folks that voice a defensive pride regarding this psychic condition. Please do not let your need to be accepted as you are further blind you to your...
    MikeyJon MikeyJon 56-60, M 3 Responses Aug 4, 2012

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    To Whomever It May Concern

    Hello, I am a patient and not a professional advising something here. According to wikipedia, schizoid's do not hate or dislike people, they are just not interested in them. Quote from wikipedia below: "However, individuals with SPD characteristically do not seek social...
    healthiswealth healthiswealth 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 3, 2013

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    Please Help! My Girlfriend Is "secret" Schizoid

    Hi, I have been with my girlfriend for a few months now but it was apparent from very early on that something just "wasn't right" with regards to her attitude in general This became more apparent as the weeks past and soon led to arguements only recently did she finally confess...
    Supergav Supergav 31-35, M 8 Responses Aug 9, 2010

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    Not Much To Say.

    Well I'm 18, male and a "unofficial" Schizoid. I have never been tested for Schizoid Personality Disorder but I'm 98% sure I have it. (98% Random number) I've been to countless web site on the subject and I meet all the criteria. ( Trust me i have it, or don...
    IronMP5 IronMP5 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 13, 2010

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    The Hell Of Being Schizoid-narcissistic Comorbid

    I have a dual diagnosis of narcissistic personality disorder with schizoid. I must drag myself to places unwillingly to feed. I do not want to be around anyone. I have no friends and I keep family at a large distance. I am comfortable that way. All the while I am starving. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 3, 2012

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    Not Just...

    Not only am I a Schizoid, but I'm also a sociopath.  I've got absolutely no interest in the vast majority of people, beyond what I can manipulate them for.   I've met plenty of sociopaths who find themselves liking people, and complicating their lives...
    MrMacabre MrMacabre 70+, M 11 Responses Jul 24, 2009

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    Is This Me, Or Am I Alone?

    I've always felt like avoiding others because I get disappointed or don't particularly have any interest to what they are saying. I don't know if I am a schizoid, but it seems like every personality quiz I take on the net I always get this answer. I read the wiki info, and it...
    nosanity nosanity 22-25, F 9 Responses Aug 31, 2008

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    Am I Schizoid?

    I've been wondering this for a while, ever since I've heard about it. I got the following symptoms from wikipedia and fit just about all of them at least to some degree Emotional coldness, detachment or reduced affection. Limited capacity to express either...
    krystalcaroso krystalcaroso 16-17 4 Responses Jan 24, 2009

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