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I Battle Histrionic Personality Disorder

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 3 Responses May 12

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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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    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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    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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    Time to share my story of Multiple Personality Disorder(MPD). I know, in my case, this is more commonly known as a Teenage Identity Crisis, but I'd like to refer it as MPD. So...
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    SilverXJzargo SilverXJzargo 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 21

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    The thing I hate the most about Avoidant Personality Disorder is being in large class rooms. I can feel their gazes pick me apart with acute precision, and when I ask something I...
    DestinyEvelyn DestinyEvelyn 18-21, T Aug 27

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    hi just need to vent not feeling well i feel like im going off the deep end i dont like getting up in the morning anymore i want to avoid the night time when i get my cycle my...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    How can I change? I know im a terrible person, with the darkest perverse thoughts. But how do I stop? I'm basically an ******* whose good with getting people to like me, at least...
    Dryedup Dryedup 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Last week was so rough for me. It was truly manic. I cried for about 4 days straight and literally wanted to die. I felt that everyone at work could tell I was crazy and were...
    aligain aligain 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    Those of us who suffer BPD know where hell really is. It's inside us. No escaping the agony, pain and torture. No reprieve. It's in every moment of our day, our dreams and our...
    AussieAZ AussieAZ 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 28

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    i feel like i dont wan to go on anymore everuday im sick and fricken tired of fighting this im not healthy my stupid pshe nurse changed my meds a while back and has left me crying...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F Aug 30

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    Hi, I am new on EP, and I got here because I wanted to talk about this. Sorry if some things aren't clear, English isn't my mother tongue. I didn't went to any therapy or...
    SemperFilthy SemperFilthy 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Or so I think. But don't we all? Life has become increasingly difficult by my standards and it's just enough to not make me want to excel at anything fruitful or have the...
    Keldeo Keldeo 22-25 1 Response Aug 18

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    I have Borderline Personalitч Disorder, these past few weeks have been at its worst. I have attempted suicide twice & failed, and currentlч still self harm, I live with mч bo...
    BeBeautiful95 BeBeautiful95 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    i was always very interested in this. to whoever has this disorder is very brave because i know it must be frustrating basically sharing your body with different people
    luvabl3 luvabl3 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    Hi. I just curious in how the personality swap, I know that physically, there might be minimum differences, but I have view that the way they represent them self; such as the usage...
    MissHara MissHara 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I would love to give a big ef' you to all of the people in my life who ever believed I developed an eating disorder for attention. 20 years later, I guess I must have not achieved...
    staleMommyof4 staleMommyof4 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    And I hate adjusting to new medications...Especially anti depressants... Mostly because not only does it give you physical symptoms like nausea, fatigue, decreased appetite...
    veeshybi veeshybi 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    Went to see my shrink today and after 4 long years am finally down to ONLY one pill a day!! Yeah, the pills make me feel normal..but at the same time it feels so fake! They're...
    Yu12 Yu12 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I've had an eating disorder in the past (November 2013 till June 2014) and just as I started to think I could just have a normal life again, the voices came back and everything...
    liana10 liana10 13-15, F Sep 2

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    how do you love your self as i loathe myself i need love but cant receive my kid parts super angry at my parents as when i was younger i needproper parents and it so affected big...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Who the **** am I????? I'm so beyond confused right now. It seems like since I got diagnosed idk what was really me and what was the disorder. My anger is irrational, I fall in...
    kavlynn99 kavlynn99 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm actually an alter in a certain someones system. I posted it here cause they post in the Dissociative Identity disorder experience. I don't think the host would be mad I made an...
    goatmother goatmother 18-21, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I need people the way alcoholics need alcohol It's taken me a long time to come to that understanding, but it's the truth. The BPD side of me craves validation and attention with...
    AnxietyReactor AnxietyReactor 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 17

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    I've always wanted to know this about other people... How quickly can another persona come into being? Do they suddenly appear, or do they gradually "slide in"?
    TheDylanWorld TheDylanWorld 13-15, M 7 Responses Aug 17

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    I can't stand it anymore... all the emotional turmoil and chaos... I'm getting to the point where I don't even think other's with BPD understand how I feel! Yeah I can hope all I...
    Yu12 Yu12 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 18

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    I'm lucky no one tests me to show the one part of four that I don't like letting take control of this body.
    JohnBobMac JohnBobMac 16-17, T 1 Response Aug 20

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    Wow great picture ... .
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    It's been a rough couple of months for me and my BPD has been in high gear. I know it's there and it's not only making my life hard, but everyone around me as well...my daughter...
    Serenity14 Serenity14 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 20

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    m.youtube.com/watch?v=0tITzDjPf4g Just found my answer
    MissHara MissHara 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    **** this... Do half you ******* that claim you have BPD even know what the **** it is? It's no ******* joke... all people to people with BPD is kick'em when they're down... You...
    Yu12 Yu12 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 21

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    This has always made me feel better and always seems to apply... Had I the heavens' embroidered cloths, Enwrought with golden and silver light, The blue and the dim and the dark...
    Yu12 Yu12 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    I got diagnosed about 3-4 years ago I can't really recall, cause when I got diagnosed was the first time that I checked myself into a Psych Ward. I was more worried about other...
    Beatles22 Beatles22 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 21

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    So my alters and I came up with this idea, which is when an alter appears during school hours they have to right down their marking on my left arm (why my left arm? I don't know...
    MultipleRex MultipleRex 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 21

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    I have spent my entire life feeling as if there is a monster inside of me.
    Ashleyjoan Ashleyjoan 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I've been having a real ****** time being happy. Not exactly sure I feel like writing. I just know I haven't been doing that well.
    ashless ashless 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    Daily. Rapid cycle. Meds and heart attacks made it worse. My life challenge. Aside from jerks triggering it.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 25

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    Feeling not depressed but weird.. just finished watching Halloween (2007 remake) for some reason feels like me in that mental hospital.. those kind of places only make you worse...
    Yu12 Yu12 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    Off the medicine I'm not sure now I feel about my choice..
    emoscreamo101 emoscreamo101 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Hmmm..stay on the meds or get off them? I'm going through that question right now.. Am down to one a day (from a high of 6 after every meal, 18 a day). I want to quit the meds but...
    Yu12 Yu12 26-30, M Aug 27

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    Everything in my life ive messed up, sick of feeling the way I do. Meds just mask the way I am. The reality is I either learn how to live with it or give up
    cleef84 cleef84 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 28