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I Live With a Person With Personality Disorder

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    My husband has AvPD. Everyday is like walking

    on eggshells. The littlest thing will set him off, it could just be forgetting yo turn a light off and he explodes. He thinks everyone is out to get him including me. Sex and intimacy are on his terms, which most of the time there is no sex or intimacy. When he is really angry...
    Lmm14 Lmm14 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    My Ex-Boyfriend Who Has Been Diagnosed With Borderline And Narcissist Traits Refuses To Move Out

    The first time I asked him to leave was in March. Now it's October. Since I am the one renting the flat, I threw him out a couple of times already. I even called the police once because he did not want to leave, threw things and damaged my floor. The other time I called the...
    AScannerDarkly AScannerDarkly 31-35, F Oct 4, 2013

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    I Am a Person With Borderline Personality Disorder

    I also have ADHD ,  Bi-Polar as well as D.I.D. These things came out of the horrific abuse I suffered as a small child. I sometimes suffer from extreme bouts of paranoia and suspicion/mistrust of others. I sometimes overspend to such an extreme degree that I have had to...
    btrflysfound btrflysfound 41-45 Aug 18, 2008

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    My Husband Has a Personality Disorder

    My husband has schizoid personality disorder.  We have been married 12 1/2 years and I am at my wits end.  We just recently found out that he has this disorder and, after reading about it, it fits him perfectly.  My only problem is -- what now?  How am I to...
    kelly2mauve kelly2mauve 41-45 6 Responses Aug 24, 2009

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    Bewildered

    I  married a man with a personility disorder and I think probely many other things. I use to think I was responsible for his rages and that if I loved him enough he would not be suspeciouse and he would settle down and trust me. He is ( although he hids it better...
    oldandtired oldandtired 61-65 1 Response Aug 17, 2008

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    Its just comfortable at home and I live with my parents and its peaceful. I don't pay rent. Besides Im not married, and I don't want to live by myself. Im a family girl.
    bridgeoverwater bridgeoverwater 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 2

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    Firstly From a females view point - When they i mean "Men " want u to be with them ,they never share anything about them , but will give u talks n stuff that keeping the line in...
    nojobsfoodwaterbutletshavekids nojobsfoodwaterbutletshavekids 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 21

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    I live with my boyfriend because the people I grew up with were abusive when I was little and are literally crazy and evil. They'd talk about selling me, the R- word which they did...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Oct 13

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    The true despair of living with a borderline is the travesty of the "good" days
    DebC75 DebC75 36-40, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    In the past year I have grown close to someone with BPD. I love her to pieces and am glad I have an opportunity to grow close to her. I tend to have a thin skin and I really need...
    NamelessNomad NamelessNomad 22-25, F Oct 13

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    When it comes to my mental illnesses which are schizophrenia anxiety disorder depression and intrusive disturbed images thoughts and feelings sometimes even random words pop in my...
    Janisoneluv Janisoneluv 26-30, F Oct 5

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    I'm very lazy. I could go days without doing anything productive. I guess this happens when you're unemployed . It should change although knowing myself as a person, I don't think...
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M Oct 14

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    Trust: Whom do you trust? Is there a person in your life with whom you would trust your very life, if necessary? A spouse...a parent…a sibling…a very good friend? Think...
    dsardes dsardes 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    So with school homework... I have a extremely hard time pushing myself to do any homework at all, I really want to do it but at the same time I dread doing it bite free I do it I'm...
    NormalTeenGirl NormalTeenGirl 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 14

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    I know this is hilarious and all, but this is so true for me. One example is my closet. I have this thing where it takes me an hour to get dressed to go through the drive-thru, and...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    ... who has multiple sclerosis (remittant/relapsing). She's a wonderful person and has helped me so much. Now she's starting to relapse for the first time in a couple of years. I...
    JulieAnn13 JulieAnn13 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 1

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    If I had regrets then I wouldn't be the person I am today. No matter what I've done I've never regretted anything not for one minute and never will.
    FindingTheRealMe FindingTheRealMe 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    Some strange thing i realized is i cant take love. No matter if its my parents or other people when somebody does something just for me i immediately feel bad like someone just...
    IncarnationofRealism IncarnationofRealism 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 8

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    My phone, that I'm using right now, won't let me go on ANYTHING, besides EP, messages, phone, and notes. It kicks me off as soon as I tap on it and I really need to use certain...
    DarkOnTheInside13 DarkOnTheInside13 13-15, F Oct 2

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    Music was the first love of my life.... Wanting to do music is the first thing that I remember wanting to do as a kid. There cannot be a day that passes without playing music. I...
    User7of9 User7of9 31-35, F Oct 5

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    My boyfriend is ruining his life with weed. People say that it's not addictive but I only have to look at him to see that's not true. He wastes all his money on it, we've been...
    someonelikeyou9 someonelikeyou9 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    I have been living with my BF and his brother for a year and a half and his brother just moved out leaving just us for the first time. I thought I would be excited but I'm mostly...
    rapagerain rapagerain 22-25, F Oct 10

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    I'm just going to say I had a flip phone when I got my first phone. I was 17. I see 8 year olds with their own iPhones. Like really? Why does she need it between school and her...
    Hhvfubnk Hhvfubnk 70+, T Oct 12

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    I have been living with my boyfriend for almost two years now. We have been together for three. The first year we did long distance. I was in Pennsylvania, and he was in California...
    mlalding mlalding 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    Music literally saves my life! I could not survive without it. Music is there for every single crazy feeling I get be it bad or good. 🎼 what's your favourite song🎼
    Vienna488 Vienna488 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    You may hve heard that people who work for food chains and other retail compnies have taken action and started demanding better wages. Nay sayers tell you that he can not afford...
    redtailfree48 redtailfree48 46-50, M Oct 21

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    Lost my ex to drugs. She was the sweetest girl in the world until her friend got her to try drugs. At first she'd just get high occasionally, and although I hated it and how she...
    toby2325 toby2325 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My god. Who created this group?? It describes me in my current situation perfectly. And there's pretty much nothing I can do about it. Might as well stamp LOSER across my forehead...
    thelookinglass thelookinglass 18-21, F Oct 13

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    More like this^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    Bigbootyno2 Bigbootyno2 70+, T Oct 13

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    I'm literally the biggest procrastinator and I always expect everything that I do to turn out perfect...
    xlennx xlennx 16-17, F Oct 13

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    It's sooooo bad. I expect myself to get everything right but I never put in the work to get the success. Then I just get mad at myself. It's an unhealthy cycle I can't seem to...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F Oct 13

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    The only time I actually do the perfectionist thing, the only time I'm not that lazy, is when I'm sitting in a coffee shop. But then everything is organized and I flip out if it...
    Nickname4me Nickname4me 18-21, M Oct 13

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    Slowness is something one uses to gain perfection. Kamachulu
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M Oct 14

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    That fly on my tv drives me crazy for hours.. :D
    ESMatricX ESMatricX 18-21, M Oct 14

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    So I am very very sorry to anyone who has tried to get ahold of me... My phone broke and my mom won't let me bring my iPad to my dads...
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 3

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    "What about the smell?" "He didn't seem to mind."
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M Oct 4

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    Music is my escape when I'm sad or feeling blue.
    Dixiechic66 Dixiechic66 46-50, F Oct 5

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    My daily struggle is to making sure my phone doesn't die.
    reeessa reeessa 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    I love listening to eminem
    dwood1 dwood1 13-15, M Oct 8

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    Long story short, my phone came back from the dead :)
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    I Have A Diasability hi i have a mild intellectual disability, short arm deletion of chromosome 18 hypothalami deficiency and short arm syndrome. and i hate it when people call...
    slivereyes slivereyes 36-40, F 9 Responses Oct 11

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    My phone is broken, so i wont be on this for a while x
    Amalah Amalah 18-21, F Oct 11

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    I wish I could say that I could. But I can't, well I could, but I'm just far too attached. I don't like it, social media sites take up far too much of my time that could be spent...
    musicislife00 musicislife00 16-17, F Oct 11

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    I was born three months early, as a result, I am totally blind. I also have some bladder issues. It has not stopped me in my career, or as a husband, or father.
    vjoev vjoev 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 14

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    Hahah I wanted to make this a post but you beat me to itt n.n
    Selphira Selphira 16-17, F Oct 20

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    My mom was snorting 25 OxyContin pills a day and recently just went too rehab. I never realized how hard it truly is to have someone you love go to rehab and find out their an...
    Flannell Flannell 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 22

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