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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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    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 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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    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'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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    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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    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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    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Today,I found a few self-help tips and was excited to try them and change my life but then I looked at a few pictures of me and I thought why bother, I would still remain ugly. And...
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    Messytree Messytree 22-25, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I'm planning on gathering more BPDs like myself. Message me if you're interested
    Calamityy Calamityy 22-25, M 22 hrs ago

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    shaymenae shaymenae 46-50, F 3 days ago

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    I'm blowing everyone off. "I can't stay out late again." "I need to clean my room." "I'm not hungry." "I have stuff to do." "I want to come, but I don't know if I can." Bullshit...
    missmalky missmalky 18-21, T 3 days ago

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    So I'm due on Friday to get a diagnosis for what I'm sure will be borderline personally disorder. When I was younger I had a psychiatric assessment done and borderline was...
    Livingwithbpd Livingwithbpd 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Depression, anxiety, ptsd, personality disorder and more. Sick of it, 35 yrs fighting it. No family, no friends, no home, no life, just me and my illness. So over it.
    jakdempsey jakdempsey 46-50, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Just found out that I have Histronic P.O. not the bipolar I've been taking meds for years for. So down. What a mess I've become and what a fricken fool I've made over the years of...
    shaymenae shaymenae 46-50, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Looking in the mirror seeing myself and not feeling good enough, not feeling "hot" enough. Not seeing the movie star body on my body, instead seeing some freak who doesn't...
    ginganinja33 ginganinja33 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It's as if I'm drowning in a sea of pain. I don't understand anything when it comes to this disorder. I don't understand why it has to make us feel the way we do. I know we all...
    ginganinja33 ginganinja33 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    You're not sick or crazy. The world is just simplistic and flawed.
    Calamityy Calamityy 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I hate being alone, but I'm a walking nightmare to be with it seems. I wish I could just relax sometimes. Not be so f'ing anxious and happy/sad/happy/sad/. I've been getting...
    bipolarPeter bipolarPeter 31-35, M a week ago

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    I'm sitting here on my own sipping wine straight out the bottle, with the television playing in the background. I can feel a rage bubbling inside of me, I feel angry, hurt and...
    busybrain busybrain 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My experience of narcissistic personality is bitter sweet. It's sweet because I love the high from it. I'm proud of it. From being able to manipulate a person to adore me and do...
    porsia75 porsia75 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    What an awful existence. A combination of childhood traumas and inherited brain chemistry, making one sad sack of a human being. Always jumping to the worst conclusion, always a...
    BigBaddaBoom BigBaddaBoom 26-30, F a week ago

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    I am so empty feel lonely I love my husband like crazy then we fight and my love turns to anger and hate them I get depressed love him again it's a horrible cycle. Sometimes I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 25

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    I'm obsessed with a man in a different country who doesn't want me so I'm intent on ruining his life.
    janiegirlUK janiegirlUK 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    My Borderline personality disorder is ruining my life.The disorder make me very afraid of abandonment and have mood swings.I have a lot of anger and can't stand when people...
    Iloveowl Iloveowl 26-30, F Jun 25

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    My whole existence is based on other people...every thought, every action. Every movement I make is to make people think I'm cool...Every activity I do is to impress people, and to...
    TheGentleman001 TheGentleman001 18-21, M 4 Responses Jun 24

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    I think I have known that I had borderline personality disorder since I was in my teens. My, then, therapist diagnosed me with disthymia. After thirteen years of cognitive...
    sugarbabysub sugarbabysub 31-35, F Jun 23

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    My boyfriend and my mother both have borderline personality disorder. My mother is in denial, my boyfriend is not. It cannot be cured. But it is something that can be lived with...
    FlourescentBlack FlourescentBlack 31-35, F Jun 23

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    The days are getting harder. And now that I have moved back into my mother's house... I find that I cannot control my anger and temper. I have never been an angry person so this...
    anderablack anderablack 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    I feel empty when I am bored. I don't have a strong sense of identity or purpose. I hate this feeling.
    CrazyDaisyeee CrazyDaisyeee 18-21, F Jun 22

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    Me and my mum clash! She thinks I'm attention seeking, needy and self absorbed. I resent my mum, she brought me into this world against my will, and she shows me no love. I...
    busybrain busybrain 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    Lying in bed, I feel as though the life has been sucked out of me. No energy. My rooms smells of cigarettes and there are empty wine bottles on my floor. I lie in bed full...
    busybrain busybrain 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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    Okay, so I did it. I did the "right" thing. I did not get drunk, I did not cut. I took my meds like a nice compliant teenager... And now, I'm tired and cranky because that's what...
    missmalky missmalky 18-21, T 4 Responses Jun 21

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    I don't know if any of you identify with this, but I'm not sure if I WANT to get better...I don't know if I'm scared...or it's a defense mechanism or what...I've been working on my...
    TheGentleman001 TheGentleman001 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 21

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    There's nothing worse than trying to be happy, when ur not happy. Trying to be okay, when's nothings okay. Trying to live when everything makes you suffocate. Wanting to live but...
    kayleisma kayleisma 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 20

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    I've finally been diagnosed, people now take me more seriously
    treescarab treescarab 22-25, F Jun 20

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    I haven't been diagnosed with borderline personality but I know my behaviour isn't normal. I have an overwhelming feeling of emptiness. As a teenager I was anorexic, and I have...
    busybrain busybrain 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 18

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    anyone with bpd on certain meds? im 40mg daily on prozac but i still have radical shift in mood and behavior so should i be on a mood stabilizer or antipsychotic?
    bloodyborgiabastard bloodyborgiabastard 26-30, M 4 Responses Jun 16

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    So, I wake up to find out my mom stopped my therapy. Told them I didn't need it anymore. I have bpd, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, ptsd, and 2 eating disorders.. I need my...
    Suicidekisses Suicidekisses 18-21, F 1 Response