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I Have Impulse Control Disorders

Impulse Control Disorders anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Impulse Control Disorders. You're not alone. 48 People

    Maybe I Have Impulse Control Disorder

    So I've been married for ten years, and it's been a pretty rocky marriage. We would get into an argument, over anything, and i could not stop arguing. I would call names, follow him into the other room, just to drag it out. Well we are separated now, and we both want it to work...
    clbc18 clbc18 26-30 Aug 27, 2012

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    My Icd

    Five behavioural stages characterize impulsivity: an impulse, growing tension, pleasure from acting, relief from the urge and finally guilt (which may or may not arise). Yep this is exactly the stages i go through. Mine was visiting prostitutes. The impulse was their , the...
    rjp0101 rjp0101 36-40, M Jan 14, 2013

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    Craig and Icd

    Hi male 46.  I am diagnosed with cyclothymia, (part of the Bipolar spectrum) and am on Lithium for that.  My shrink has suggested OCD and ICD are also going on in my head.  God it is a busy place up there.  I need to find a med that will work with the...
    CraigC CraigC 46-50 1 Response Feb 14, 2009

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    Undiagnosed Impulsive Psychologist

    I am a final year undergraduate in psychology and the more literature I read about impulse control issues the more I realise that I actually have problems with impulse control and it's kind of scaring me now. As a child my mom took me to see have behaviourist psychologist who...
    whirly1989 whirly1989 22-25, F 4 Responses May 4, 2011

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    I don't know if I fit in with this.

    Ever sense I was little I did little impulse, I guess you can call them things. When I was younger and still now one thing I do is I make these little humming noises. Like hm. Hm. Hm. I feel like I HAVE to do them in certain orders to feel right. Another thing is with my feet...
    OrdinarilyDifferent OrdinarilyDifferent 13-15, F Feb 24, 2015

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    Wow! Neat-o! This Is the Group For Me

    I recently joined a group for cutters maybe a week ago.  I knew i had something in common with them, but i didnt know what my actual 'problem' was called, so thats why i joined them. I am a 'Skin Picker', meaning that i friction burn my skin.  I have been doing this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 22, 2009

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    Looking For Other Who Are In A Similar Situation

    For some time now I've suffered with impulse control issues. Despite a NHS psychologist diagnosing me with OCD, I still believe that I have impulse control issues that aren't related to OCD as such. I've heard that impulse control disorders can take years to diagnose and are...
    daisychain7 daisychain7 22-25 2 Responses Feb 4, 2012

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    I Have An Impulse Problem With Stealing

    i have had an impulse issue for the past four years. i have been getting into trouble for stealing. i always take cash, never anything else. taking gives me an adrenaline rush that i enjoy. every time i steal it gives me the same feeling of excitement that is hard to get away...
    spencerhawk spencerhawk 18-21, M Jul 16, 2012

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    Possible Help For Nail Picking!

    I thought I was crazy when I decided to go to see a psychologist for my nail biting..Nail biting it once was. It has turned into over time Nail picking. I have been biting ever since I can remember, but started picking already 6 yrs ago, wow!...Anyways, it had started to...
    jsbaker2002 jsbaker2002 26-30 1 Response Sep 26, 2008

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    Didn't Expect This Group to Already Be Created!

    So i've been reading a lot on personality and mental disorders, not only because it interests me, but because i've always felt there was something wrong with me. Something not quite right. I don't think i need any help. But i can't quite put my finger on it. Anyway, when i...
    jasminjane jasminjane 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 2, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    Any ladies out there with super long thick hair willing to allow someone else have TOTAL control of what happens to it at all times?? (Must be willing to travel) pm for details
    haircutluv haircutluv 31-35, F 3 hrs ago

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    In my dream last night, one part of it was me reading more about anxiety online. There was a list of anxieties experienced by people who actually had anxiety disorder, and a list...
    Hush92 Hush92 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Ever feel like your an imposter? Failing at everything, everyone, especially yourself. Like my kids deserve a better mother and completely understanding why your son chose to be...
    yari531 yari531 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    This is a true story of what happened to Greg Zaffuto. I have just experienced much the same and do not want this to happen to you, so I am sharing the following. I apologize for...
    Grace2U Grace2U 66-70, F 4 days ago

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    It was the spring of my freshman year in college, and I had recently broken up with the first guy I’d ever slept with. I was in a coed dorm, and M lived across the hall, a good...
    Multiversality Multiversality 46-50, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I find a lot of people on EP have misunderstandings about what borderline personality disorder is (like mixing up different disorders). So for anyone coming on this page for...
    AnonymousKCQ AnonymousKCQ 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Yep I do I pee at least 3 or 4 times a hours! I barely have any control at all
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm thinking of deleting my account since I get no actual help from anybody on here. Besides tons of people would be better off without me. I don't think I'll do it yet, but I see...
    TheAutomaticMan TheAutomaticMan 16-17, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Would you join? I have made a community for people suffering from depression, anxiety, personality disorders, bullying, abuse, self-harming, suicidal ideation....pretty much life...
    driftingalone driftingalone 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Someone let me control their bladder pls pm meh
    BladderControler BladderControler 16-17, F Feb 2

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    If anyone wants me to control their bladder message me and I'll respond imeddiatly immediately.
    BladderControler BladderControler 16-17, F Feb 2

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    I'm interested in controlling another's bladder. Message if you're interested(:
    SimbaLou SimbaLou 18-21, F Feb 2

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    I'm just now becoming more aware of mine. I mean I've always had them. They are always linked to either being in a situation I can't control or the thought of being in a situation...
    Tgray42 Tgray42 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    I have doubts on a few aspects of life however it is not ok for you to feel sorry because of something out of your control. Don't apologize for the path I walk and don't apologize...
    Untrustworthy117 Untrustworthy117 18-21, M Feb 1

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    As a radical feminist, I have many views that many would consider controversial. I am a huge advocate of petticoating and support any women (especially mothers) who adopt this...
    radicalfeminist radicalfeminist 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    But they have no control over me now
    polylove0210 polylove0210 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    I am a 27 year old third son out of four with NPD parents from New Jersey where I lived in my parents' house until I graduated from high school. I distinctly remember being 13 (and...
    dylster15 dylster15 26-30, M Jan 31

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    My mouth and my attitude does it every time. I act on impulse a lot and do first think later.
    68justme 68justme 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 31

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    I wish that I had been properly warned about the worst possible side effects of an RX drug that ruined my nervous system. I have found other people on this site who have developed...
    Boshie Boshie 61-65, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    So I don't get periods normally. Guess what she tried to do. When I was 17 she tried to massage me inappropriately when I was weak from psychiatric medication. Saying that it was...
    lostqueenofrain lostqueenofrain 22-25, F Jan 31

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    I did not realize my childhood was ****** up until.. I experienced loads of therapy. As an 8 year old child, I thought I liked cleaning, if you can believe it. "What 8 year old...
    katysailinghome katysailinghome 22-25, F Jan 30

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    Control.... Something we all desperately strive to grasp. But the naturally chaotic settings of things make it hard to master. Law with its rules, science and laid out facts...
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind 31-35, F Jan 29

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    i'm looking for someone that i can controlled
    mistresstar mistresstar 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    Now more than ever. How could it have gotten so bad? Why so hard just to maintain my sense of self and reality, its like every day is a fight just to find who i really am, and yet...
    xseventyXsevenx xseventyXsevenx 18-21, M Jan 28

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    Quite possibly the worst mix of mental disorders one could possibly be diagnosed with. I have moments where all three clash and it literally feels like I am going crazy. It's scary...
    iSpyce iSpyce 31-35 Jan 28

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    17 Thompson souligne aussi des incohérences dans la recherche foucaldienne concernant la relation entre subjectivité et identité. Il remarque que certains chercheurs de cette...
    ennoujiul ennoujiul 22-25, F Jan 28

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    I sent him a text today saying that I felt it my duty as his girl to warn him and apologise in advance for the fact that this weekend I might very well be overly clingy and grabby...
    OwnedByDaddy OwnedByDaddy 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    There was this moment, with my mentor. His eyes are blue but they looked jet black. It was late, nighttime. We were at a client' meeting trying to explain the mess they were in...
    pearlesque pearlesque 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 27

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    I've done pretty much all the wrong you could get tossed in jail for but somehow dodged that, but I have never tried to kill anyone, but have thought about it, including myself...
    aerosnz1 aerosnz1 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 26

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    Need to be controlled and what to do I'm out of control any ladies wanna control me message me I'm open to any ideas
    Lilian143 Lilian143 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 26

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    In January 2014 I made possibly the dumbest mistake of my entire life. I had a nice car that was two years away from being paid off, but still have a lot of negative equity. I...
    beedubaya beedubaya 22-25 Jan 25 <