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I Grew Up With a Schizophrenic

from babyhood to age 17...i heard rants about the pope and catholics, Nazis 27 People

    My Schizophrenic Experience

    My first love was Schizophrenic. She was not very open with it to her family. She was being medicated and was attending therapy but she came to me with everything before going to anyone else. It took an enormous toll on me emotionally and helped my depression take hold of me. But...
    LoveInaSpaceDyeVest LoveInaSpaceDyeVest 18-21, M Jul 28, 2011

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    They Smelled of Smoke, Cheap Perfume, and Alcohol

    He would bring in women off the street. I think they cost $20. They smelled..th eodor would linger when they were gone.  My mom would tell him "keep them in your room". He couldnt "get it up" i guess, so he took polaroids of them showing their stuff. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 31, 2009

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    I Am Right Now

    Groups like these remind me what Ep is about.  Here is at last an experience that has troubled my life and has shaken up my family.(I'll right more about this story once I move away from my family)  :-/
    XxJamberxX XxJamberxX 18-21, F Mar 12, 2011

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    They Smelled Of Smoke, Cheap Perfume, And Alcohol

    He would bring in women off the street. I think they cost $20. They smelled..the odor would linger when they were gone.  My mom would tell him "keep them in your room". He couldnt "get it up" I guess, so he took naked polaroids of them . I saw them in the bureau drawer. I used...
    Kittychanel Kittychanel 41-45, F Jun 19, 2012

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    Stop That Yelling Or I'll Kick Your ***!

    I would go up to him when he was yelling nonsense out the window and kick his butt..he wouldnt get mad but say stop it pooky...he was always yelling out stuff out the window or in public..you never know when and it would be embarrassing..i dont even remember but people would...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 31, 2009

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    My Mother Is Schizophrenic

    I just understood she's schizophrenic. I always knew she had a problem, she was always taking pills and sometimes she started saying weird things and was admitted in hospital. I had to go with my big brother in a foster family for a few months. When I was asking questions, the...
    brunie brunie 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 3, 2010

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    Befrinding A Schizophrenic--big Mistake

    I befriended a schizophrenic about 25 years ago. He has made my life hell on earth most of the time but now and then there is a gem. Does he plan to be bullying, mean and cruel? Can he help it? Personally, I think sugar and high fructose triggers the rages and outbursts...
    kanroses kanroses 70+ 1 Response Jan 9, 2012

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