I I'm Married to a Man With Paranoid Personality Disorder

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    I'm on this site as a last resort

    and reaching out to others for help. Thank you for taking the time to read. I myself have PTSD and major depression disorder. I married a man that has narcissistic personality disorder. Everyday it gets harder. I'm miserable but I love him. Every single day he says I am trying...
    Neverfirstforeverlast Neverfirstforeverlast
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Sep 21, 2014

    I have been with my husband off

    and on for 7 years and married for just a month... he is an amazing, loving, hard working, and passionate man. He has been a wonderful father figure for my children and does everything in his ability to help my family. However he is constantly paranoid and accusatory. If a wrong...
    luvInmourning luvInmourning
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Feb 5, 2014

    I am not married, however I view my partnership

    with as much weight as a typical marriage and resources on the topic are limited, so here I am. While I at least have the benefit of saying my other half has never been physically abusive to me, the emotional distress has begun taking a toll which feels more damaging than a...
    opheliasodyssey opheliasodyssey
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Jul 7, 2014

    When Its Going Good Its Great But When Its Bad Its Awful

    After almost 4 years of marriage I've worn myself so thin. My husband has a love hate approach to our marriage. Accompanied with being an alcoholic he is paranoid. He is unable To fully trust or love anyone. He has fallen asleep while I cry myself to sleep.We lost our children to...
    mandytap mandytap
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 22, 2012

    my ex-spouse

    My ex-spouse showed most if not all the traits of Paranoid Personality Disorder. It has been heart-wrenching to observe her contradictory behaviors.
    iNtuitiveFEeling iNtuitiveFEeling
    56-60, M
    1 Response Oct 2, 2011

    18 Years

    I have been married to a man with with this disorder for 18 years. I apparently have no self respect. I have accepted one after another after another incident with him being terrible to me and/or my family and friends over the years thinking it will get better but what is wrong...
    sad18 sad18
    41-45, F
    1 Response Feb 14, 2013

    I came across this site

    and all these stories that i feel like its my life. I met my husband 6 years ago, married for 2 years now, we have a beautiful, fun, loving adorable 5 year old daughter. when i first met my husband, he was this loving, caring person, sometimes people will said, you know in the...
    anelatai anelatai
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 3, 2013

    Trying not to see all the love being shared

    today. However beautiful it is. I snapped this weekend. And today I severed my relationship. Happy Valentines Day. A woman can only take so much before she snaps. I'm done defending my faithfulness. Day in and day out. I'm feeling crazy. First I thought the behavior was due to...
    MWerkak MWerkak
    1 Response Feb 14, 2016

    Still In Love After 23 Years

    As I read each of your stories, I have tears rolling down my face...because I am reading about myself and my relationship....it's so much worse now than ever after 23 yrs with this man, evenv after all the hurt and abuse he has put me through in the last 9 months, I knew that he...
    sadinsurrey sadinsurrey
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Jul 17, 2013

    10 Years With My Soul Mate Who Turned Out To Have Ppd :((

    Hi everyone, I need to share my story with others in the hope to help the people who can identify with what im about to say. I met my 'soul mate' 15 years ago. When I 1st met him he was full of energy, brilliant personality,good looking and great to be around. Though there...
    isiren27 isiren27
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Sep 28, 2012

    Here is my experience: married

    for almost 2 years, together for many before that, to someone with Paranoid Personality Disorder. My husband is angry all of the time, negative all of the time, suspicious all of the time (not necessarily that I am unfaithful but he will take an completely innocent scenario...
    46-50, F
    Mar 3, 2016

    Husband With Un Diagnosed PPD/Alcohol Addiction

    Hi fellow sufferers, I married my husband a year ago.Our relationship has never been easy.In his younger years (due to bad home experiences (abuse)I'm told) he left home and experimented with just about every drug on the planet,and also drinking to excess.when we met I told him I...
    Chanceforchange Chanceforchange
    2 Responses Aug 25, 2013

    Don't really know where to start with my

    situation...I have been married to my husband 9 years...together 18. We have two children, both older...thankfully...but doesn't make it any easier. We have been together since 11th grade in HS. The past 6 years or so he has made up his own lies in his head and believes it. He...
    goaldigger80 goaldigger80
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jun 2, 2015

    I'm Married To A Man With Paranoid Personality Disorder

    I'm so pleased to find a forum to exchange my experience as it's become extremely difficult, trying, depressing and hopeless. I love my husband with all my heart, but, it has now come to a point where I must decide whether to stay or divorce. I'm leaning towards divorcing my...
    57 Responses Oct 31, 2010

    Heartbroken But I Could Not Take Any More

    I was determined to make my marriage of two years work because I love my "Caine Mutiny man." As I've stated in replies to other stories on this topic, he suspected my children and me of malicious intentions all the time. We knew each other growing up; in fact we were born on the...
    TrueBlue135 TrueBlue135
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Apr 20, 2012

    I'm sorry if I don't spell everything like I

    suppose. I'm Mexican and moved to the US 3 years ago. I married a American man I thought it was amazing everything about him would make me smile, but now I just feel sad... I don't even know if he has this disorder but the constant battle. I went from being a cheater to be part...
    Carol224 Carol224
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 6, 2015

    I Still Love Him

    I just discovered my husband Matt has paranoid personality disorder. It's so freeing to give this insanity a name!!! I'm almost jumping for joy. Now to get to business and find out how to get him treatment. He already sees a psychiatrist for but I think he either lies to him, or...
    mmm1161 mmm1161
    10 Responses May 25, 2008

    Feeling Hopeless - Also Married To A Man With Paranoid Personality Disorder

    I am also married to a man with paranoid personality disorder. I have known my husbane for 22yrs and married for 15years. We have two children together and sometimes life just feels like a living hell. I can realate so much to your story as my husbands strange ways have also...
    beleive beleive
    41-45, F
    1 Response Nov 11, 2010
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