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I Battle Histrionic Personality Disorder

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 44 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    grindhound grindhound 22-25, T May 12

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    So my name is Jazmin and i have four other personalities. it took me awhile to figure out why i had this Disorder, or what it was. Firstly Multiple personality disorder is a mental...
    ScarletandRose ScarletandRose 13-15, F 1 Response May 8

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    One of the things that bothers me the most is that now that I know I have BPD, I blame almost everything on this disorder. But it shouldn't be like that. I'm just tired of walking...
    nuttyduck nuttyduck 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I lash out for hours at a time, then I might get depressed for hours at a time. others I'm really happy. sometimes super excited over nothing. I started looking at symptoms of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 2

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    I love a man with this disorder. He is on medication but I still find him exhausting and impossible to get a long with... I'm loosing an uphill battle.. May be time to cut ties...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 9

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    I just got diagnosed with APD at my psychiatrist's office. I knew I had ADD early on, Social Anxiety Disorder in highschool, but not until now, some 10 years later do I finally get...
    sakurakil sakurakil 26-30, M 1 Response May 7

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    My borderline is getting worse these few days.I have sort of over dosing on anxiety pills.Between the trade off of being in extreme pain,and being somewhat okay I chose whatever...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F 2 Responses May 17

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    A couple of days ago I was sure my husband was an undiagnosed narcissist with passive aggressive tendencies. And while he still continues to display traits and behaviors consistent...
    blutiger blutiger 41-45, F May 9

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    my borderline seems to differ in alot of ways from the experiences I'm reading. i have other issues that help to form this mess in my head but i dont identify with the normal...
    bloodRedd bloodRedd 26-30, F 2 Responses May 11

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    I think this disorder will cause me to be alone forever.
    SoulSearcherLover SoulSearcherLover 18-21, F 2 Responses May 11

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    my bpd has been diagnosed as dissociative disorder now. i have been through the winner the last two weeks. everything seemed fine with smoking weed even the va doctors said it is...
    LITVET LITVET 41-45, F 1 Response May 14

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    I realize now how much having borderline personality puts a damper on your relationships. It makes everything feel so unstable. And it's like I am scared to lose anybody in my...
    KairiKipling KairiKipling 18-21, F 1 Response May 18

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    My husband and his oldest son both use marijuana to self-medication their Borderline Personality. But honestly, it does nothing for the anger, rage, and other negative behaviors...
    SaraIsBroken SaraIsBroken 31-35, F 2 Responses May 22

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    I smoke copious amount of marijuana to help my anxiety, BPD, and eating disorder every day. I wish there was another option that was just as effective.
    forshewasacoffin forshewasacoffin 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    When I first discovered my personalities, I wasn't sure how to handle them, but as time went by, I got used to them and started loving each of them very much. Sometimes it's crazy...
    Silverfeather1993 Silverfeather1993 18-21, F 19 hrs ago

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    Do you ever just read a book about whatever you have and feel that much more upset thinking "That's really great. I am literally everything this thing is talking about from what's...
    EngulfingBreeze EngulfingBreeze 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    I'm in the hospital again after another suicidal freak out last night. My bf restrained me from overdosing. He knocked on my sisters bedroom door and said he needs help because I'm...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 6 Responses May 2

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    i feel like i cant go on i have apart in me well the depressed kid has rejected everything doesnt have the will to go on life is passing me bad i look for a home i never had i dont...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F May 2

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    I was recently diagnosed with bpd, I'm 29, and I feel like I've been lost for a better part of my life. I'm hoping that things will start to get better as I continue with treatment...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 3

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    im feeling ereally funny and sick inside i feel like im not here im in my head i feel likei want to go off the riken deep end i cant feel my emotions ive beena cting fun all day no...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F 2 Responses May 3

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    does anyone know of or have experienced and can explain dissociation in relation to BPD to me? if u don't have an answer don't bother leaving a comment...no bs.
    bloodRedd bloodRedd 26-30, F 2 Responses May 3

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    Feeling like everyone is a trigger... The simplest thing is irritating more than usual. 😩 the weather is too nice for this.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 4

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    Alright, where to begin? I hope only those with BPD read this. It's incredibly incredibly insensitive and very damaging to a Borderline person when someone who doesn't understand...
    Vaecia Vaecia 22-25, F 6 Responses May 5

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    About a year and a half ago I went through psychosis for about four months after using drugs. I'm embarrassed about a lot of the stuff I thought/ said/ did during this time...
    gabbii22 gabbii22 31-35, F 2 Responses May 6

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    Saw the movie shame.That is exactly how it is being borderline.I think I am somewhere in between.Being Demisexual,empath and borderline is a strange **** up of emotions.You have...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F 2 Responses May 8

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    In the past month, a lot has happened. I'll warn you in advance that this is a long post, but I think it might help some of you to feel less alone. I hope it does. So. I dated a...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 6 Responses May 10

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    I can't have normal relationships. Any good relationship I get myself into, I end up becoming destructive and craving intensity. I don't like nice guys, nice girls. I want...
    borderlineeverything borderlineeverything 16-17, F 1 Response May 10

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    Anyone else have that one person in your life that you try to avoid because she triggers every emotion you try to bottle up? Her very presence ignites the most intense BPD emotions...
    tribe1855 tribe1855 22-25, M 4 Responses May 10

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    does anyone else have an alter ego?
    himenoko143 himenoko143 18-21, F 1 Response May 11

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    Ah,so shared vision turns out my founder is delusional.He wants this grand idea of a vision to be executed and cant even put a ******* business plan. Meanwhile he is derailing all...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F 1 Response May 13

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    I'm really trying this time but if he does not walk out the door and leave me eventually he will die. So either way he will leave me.
    SirsKnottyGirl SirsKnottyGirl 26-30, F 1 Response May 13

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    today was better...it feels good to have a good day...
    bloodRedd bloodRedd 26-30, F May 13

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    just found out what the problem was
    vishar vishar 18-21, M 1 Response May 14

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