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I Battle Histrionic Personality Disorder

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People

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    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 22-25 1 Response Jun 12, 2013

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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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    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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    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 18-21, F 1 Response May 12, 2014

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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 66-70 3 Responses Dec 21, 2011

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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 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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    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 2 Responses Jul 26, 2014

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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 5 Responses Nov 15, 2010

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    popgirlll popgirlll 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    danielfrost1995 danielfrost1995 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    I hate myself for having bipolar disorder. But a wise man said "love your enemy" :)
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    I don't like food!!! I don't want to eat, if I do it's only a very little... I'm very picky... A lot of foods make me sick... I don't know why.... I use to throw up every morning...
    auroradennen auroradennen 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    TheGentleman001 TheGentleman001 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    Okay so short and simple. I usually have no problem ending a relationship most of the time I caused chaos and then turn around on them so they feel like it's their fault or I leave...
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    princesabecca princesabecca 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I get attached to people on here and then they disappear and I feel upset and lonely again. I just want someone to look after me :(
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 14

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