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I Battle Histrionic Personality Disorder

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    I've not been diagnosed

    but I've done researched and I've come to accept that I must have HPD there's no other explaintion for the problems I have . It's hard to explain but I'm ducked . Somedays I'm confident as can be , love how I look but that's only when I'm all done up otherwise I don't feel...
    brookieboo8090 brookieboo8090 16-17, F 2 Responses May 12

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    Alrighty...

    I was just recently diagnosed with borderline personality disorder and narcissistic and histrionic.. However you spell it. What I battle with most is being alone because eventually I'll find your weaknesses pretty quickly I'll know all your secrets and then if you hurt me once I...
    frozenFire6767 frozenFire6767 26-30, F Nov 25, 2013

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    Having Histrionic Personality Disorder Wasn't Bad Until I Decieded To Get Responsible

    I have had this disorder for a few years now. I am 20 years old and have been enjoying a mostly responsible life for awhile. I have a daughter who is a year and three months old. The only reason she was concieved was because I was drunk. I use to do that a lot. Go to parties...
    jessicannemarie jessicannemarie 18-21 4 Responses Nov 15, 2010

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    Not Officially Diagnosed

    I'm not sure if I have it, but sometimes I do wonder... Have a look http://www.psychnet-uk.com/clinical_psychology/criteria_personality_histrionic.htm  
    MeisterWolf MeisterWolf 18-21, M 11 Responses Dec 26, 2009

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    We Judge Ourselves Too Much

    I personally think we all have our faults,no one is perfect,i myself have many issues and always seeking some help in any shape of form to change myself,but maybe thats it i think we critisize ourselves too much,keep relaxed chill and dont beat ourself up if we make errors,i...
    meandmybigmouth meandmybigmouth 36-40 1 Response Oct 29, 2012

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    I Am 41 Years Old And Have Hpd.

    I am 41 years old and have had HPD seems like ever since i was a kid. I have Reactive Attachment Disorder and it was never diagnosed or treated, and i have read where that can lead to these personality disorders. I used to wonder what in the heck was wrong with me. Like why i...
    oneblessedmama2 oneblessedmama2 70+ 3 Responses Dec 21, 2011

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    Men are painfully easy creatures to seduce.

    I cannot count how many young men I have lured with nothing more than flirty text messages and tight dress. If I take a particular liking to a boy, I can have him wrapped around my finger in at least a month. It's as though I have a collection of men who would date/sleep with me...
    emmaslaysdragons emmaslaysdragons 16-17, F Jul 26

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    I Was Once Diagnosed With Histrionic And Narcissistic Personality Disorders.

    I hate being called weird, immoral, difficult, etc. I hate being unliked. I react with rage to that. Yet I feel that I am not very nice and I have a low self image. I have a lifetime of bullying due to social and intellectual impairments. I didn't fight back. Then when old age...
    Darkenedsun Darkenedsun 56-60, F 2 Responses Jul 12, 2012

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    My Story

    I'm 16 years old, and have HPD. I have not been officialy diagnosed but i've been sure of it since i was 13. I ALWAYS have to be the center of attention and if im not i do something to make myself it. I dress skanky just to get guys and girls attentions. I love it when girls are...
    PurpleBlaze22 PurpleBlaze22 18-21 1 Response Jun 12, 2013

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    SouthernBella89 SouthernBella89 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm on this site as a last resort and reaching out to others for help. Thank you for taking the time to read. I myself have PTSD and major depression disorder. I married a man that...
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    Well its that time again, my monthly therapy appointment to try and deal with the monsterous multiflavored monkey on my back called APD. I almost feel its useless to go but i keep...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 2

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    I had a panic attack Friday night and was suicidal, I went to the hospital and the psychiatrist told me he thinks it's likely I have borderline personality disorder. If this is...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    Hi. I post lots of stuff here. However, this is more of serious post. I am in hopes of finding some answers. I have a 5 yr old student at school, and I suspect that he may have a...
    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 24

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    Disorder Rating Information Paranoid: High Schizoid: Very High Schizotypal: High Antisocial: Moderate Borderline: Low Histrionic: High Narcissistic: High...
    Dancingnight Dancingnight 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 6

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    and it's taken over my entire life. When I read about others having the disorder, I shift from feeling comforted (when I am relating to their symptoms) to utter hopelessness...
    jasiilovely jasiilovely 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 30

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    I am recently out of the "denial" that I have a disorder. I am consciously aware that the thought processes within my neurological wiring are malfunctioning. I have the behaviors...
    utteringartist87 utteringartist87 26-30 2 Responses Sep 29

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    With this disorder, relationships hurt. People frequently complain about being single, and how lonely they are; but with BPD, I hurt way more and am way more lonely in a...
    DanicaER DanicaER 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    I was just diagnosed today. I need information.. If you know a lot about this disorder or have it yourself, could you please tell me a bit about it? I know lots about it but I need...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 6

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    I have a question for others who have this disorder, do you find it hard to listen to music sometimes? I've noticed I have to be in the "right mood" for almost everything...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 9

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    I went to a job interview today. That was a highly social job, where you have to interact with people and do similar stuff. I really wanted it and felt motivated to do it; because...
    Gegete Gegete 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    My wife of 8 years has reached the end and can no longer put up with my BPD-like personality. I only say "like" because I haven't been diagnosed yet. I have however been diagnosed...
    choloch choloch 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 5

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    Well to be honest there is nothing borderline with it lol I have quite a few personalities and they are all different. I can't see these myself, only once when I was being...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    It's one of those days where I just want to pound my head against the wall until it bleeds..
    jwest230 jwest230 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I currently split with my partner of 4 yrs...he was cheating...i feel lost, sad, low..im drinking way to much, i just want the hurting to stop but it never does
    ginganut84 ginganut84 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 21

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    I hate this. It makes me overly sensitive and irritable. My emotions go so far up and so far down so quickly. I can't tell what I should feel so I just pretend like everything is...
    CleverName94 CleverName94 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 21

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    Today. Oh today. I just figured I'd stop with trying and work on my marriage. If he wants me the way I am...help me...Be my best friend again....he can reach out. I'm tired of...
    skinfeeder skinfeeder 26-30 2 Responses Sep 21

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    Can someone describe to me what it's like to have bpd? How does it affect you? What exactly is it? Thanks so much
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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    Fight the demons every day...
    euphoricvoyage euphoricvoyage 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 24

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    To all with BPD- have you found someone who truly loves you for you? And who is willing to take care of you when you are having an episode? I'm so scared I will never find someone...
    kbeary kbeary 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 25

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    Hello Guys, I am just new here. I see myself as a normal college student who has different group of friends. But other people sees me as a person who has BPD. I dont what it is at...
    rui1074 rui1074 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 26

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    I wonder if EP will censor me this time... No one cares! So what do I care about hurting them too! I got a bunch of psych tests coming up next week and I just want to best that...
    Yu12 Yu12 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 26

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    i need to vent i just feel like i cant go on i dont like men sorry yesterdsy imade myself step out in the world go to my friends store to visit i diidnt get home until ten then i...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 26

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    Attempted suicide Wednesday night. I'm not feeling very well these days..
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 26

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    It's getting harder and harder at work to control my mood changes. I'm a teacher and must be positive at all times at work and it's hard to do when you are screaming on the inside...
    aligain aligain 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 26

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    how do you guys cope the pain and the depression i cry inside for my mom i think cause i needed her and she wasnt available mayve my mask is coming out i feel so alone im just...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F Sep 28

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    just wanted to share something with you guys if you go on youtube click on bpd videos there is music and it has words i find it gives me relief try it if you cant relief
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F Sep 28

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    I have BPD and am in a serious live-in relationship. Things are rough, at best, mostly because of my own debilitating issues. Also, I feel so alone. How can you BE with someone...
    DanicaER DanicaER 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 28

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    These past few days have been a blur. I'm constantly switching whenever I get stressed, which is almost every time and everyday. Some freshmen kid at my high school started a fight...
    MultipleRex MultipleRex 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 28

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    These past few days have been a blur. I'm constantly switching whenever I get stressed, which is almost every time and everyday. Some freshmen kid at my high school started a fight...
    MultipleRex MultipleRex 16-17, M Sep 28

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    i need to write i get up in the morning im tired all the time im probably in my head i believe being overweight for me i cant stand do i stick to something know last nite i called...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    I've started speaking out about my abusive wife. The experience project and many people have inspired me to start a blog to help men who face the same things I have with an abusive...
    bwDVOWRD bwDVOWRD 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    I see people so happy, with friends and a significant other. And then there's me. I'm so terrified I will spend my life alone. My loneliness is all thanks to my BPD. I just push...
    betelgeusex3 betelgeusex3 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 29

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    This is what it's like when a fight with my bf makes me panic... My thoughts are racing My heart hurts When you talk It makes it worse Can't you see I'm panicking Please stop...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    If you don't think they cheat, they do!!! don't fool yourself, they couldn't give a dam about you.......although they will manipulate you every now and then to make you feel loved...
    theywillmakeyouthinkyournuts theywillmakeyouthinkyournuts 41-45, F Sep 29

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    Do you ever have that feeling where you *need* to finish everything important you've ever wanted to do right now, end up with several messes, failed projects and an extreme feeling...
    AlleywayGospel AlleywayGospel 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    This song.. I dedicate to all you F*CKS! http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=d8ekz_CSBVg
    Yu12 Yu12 26-30, M Oct 3

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    Hey Guys! I need some advice. My boyfriend of two years, has BPD traits. We met in college and it was a whirlwind of romance. Although, after some time together I began to notice...
    Nicoleashleyxo Nicoleashleyxo 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 3