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I Live With a Person With Personality Disorder

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Specifically, I was diagnosed with Bipolar Spectrum Disorder; I live with bipolar type two and a borderline personality disorder (BPD.) I first exhibited symptoms in 2002 and...
    grindhound grindhound 22-25, T May 12

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    I used to live with my mom and dad but my dad was sent back to Mexico (for certain reasons), and then my grandma got very sick a few months back so my mom went charging back to...
    mmanuel69 mmanuel69 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have learned to live with my incontinence and have just got used to wearing a nappy all the time. For me accepting and embracing the problem was the way forward. I wet my bed...
    Stillwetshisbed Stillwetshisbed 46-50, M 2 Responses May 9

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    Im 26 and i still live with my parents. They still think they have control over me by not letting me see my friends and not letting me go anywhere. They don't treat me like an...
    redphoenix02 redphoenix02 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    edguy save me pearl jam alive metallica nothing else matters staind so far away verve lucky man manic street preachers design for life puddle of mudd blurry micheal boulton how i...
    cmbryan316 cmbryan316 26-30, M 2 Responses May 14

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    any linkin park song cant live without linkin park
    flamenskall flamenskall 18-21, M May 14

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    Here's the 2nd song in my list of my 10 Songs I Can't Live Without. Dare to sit still while this is playing. Go on. I dare ya to try. Get Up Offa That Thing
    RobertaS RobertaS 36-40, F May 19

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    This is the first time I've ever seen anything like this. If someone told me a few weeks ago I'd need to find support, education, and people in a similar situation to mine for...
    EmmaGuerra EmmaGuerra 22-25, F May 20

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    I live with a family member. I recently told her I was moving in June. She asked me for rent in May knowing that I told her I am moving in June. There is also a family member...
    LadyHeyward LadyHeyward 41-45, F May 21

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    I love a man with this disorder. He is on medication but I still find him exhausting and impossible to get a long with... I'm loosing an uphill battle.. May be time to cut ties...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 9

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    I moved in with my boyfriend 2 years ago and right when we moved in I found out I was pregnant. I've been with him for 5 years and now that we live together have our daughter I...
    lailabunni lailabunni 18-21, F 22 hrs ago

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    I have been together with my partner now for 18months. She unfortunately is a widow. Her husband died tragically 4 years ago. I know of her past before we got together and she was...
    Lostman84 Lostman84 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    That's what i'm going to call it. It's hard living with someone who has problems comprehending certain things, and sometimes i forget it's out of their control and i become...
    SaintInHell SaintInHell 18-21, F May 13

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    I've been living as an incontinent person for 8 years. I'm used to wearing diapers and dealing with all the extra cost and work it involves. I prefer cloth diapers. I finally had...
    westway westway 61-65, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've always ended back with my parents for what ever the reason , my brother and sister hit the ground running although my brother lives not far , my sister has moved all over the...
    Prettibrowngirl Prettibrowngirl 70+, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Few years ago my life were taken from me by a Mafia Ring. Once they found me again, trying to live about 3 years ago; they started to STALK me. On line Off Line. I have been living...
    kslilacs kslilacs 31-35, F May 21

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    My mother is a hoarder we live is a 3 bedroom house with my room being the only room with a bed you can really sleep in. Everything around me is filled up with useless items...
    ksmith94 ksmith94 18-21 5 days ago

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    I actually thank God I've become an aggressive b***ch. The hoarding has made me so miserable that I have basically just started to go through the house like the white tornado...
    24toes 24toes 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    after 18 years, I was told by a guidance counselor that I am autistic, now I am left to cope with it alone...
    omss omss 18-21, M May 3

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    After a day in the ER. I lay in bed with 10 million thoughts running through my head. How can I be mad or frustrated and show my emotions when I know it will only hurt his feelings...
    lovewillkeepus2gether lovewillkeepus2gether 36-40, F 3 Responses May 6

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    I love my wife. I must or how could I stay with her during her twelve years of illness and virtually no sex during that time. We no longer hike, bike or swim together. There are...
    greyballs greyballs 56-60, M 1 Response May 9

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    This is my life. He just got a new job and found out today that he had lied about calling his old boss and talking to him about quitting. Before yesterday he lied about using his...
    armstrong7984 armstrong7984 31-35, F 1 Response May 9

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    I'm 24 years old now, and I'm making steps to separate from my parents. Don't get me wrong, I love them very much, no unit of measure can fathom my love for them. I love them to...
    Sylphhound Sylphhound 22-25, M May 11

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    Joan Jett & The Blackhearts I Hate Myself For Loving You Aerosmith Dream On Guns N Roses Sweet Child Of Mine Queen Dragon Attack Otis Redding Sitting On Dock Of Bay...
    ForbiddenFruitLove95 ForbiddenFruitLove95 18-21, F 3 Responses May 13

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    1) Kansas city- The New basement Tapes 2) Ghost- Halsey 3) Young folks- Peter Bjorn and John 4) Melrose Diner- The Wonder Years 5) Cute Without the 'E' (Cut from the team...
    aclockworkmegan aclockworkmegan 13-15, F May 13

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    1. Who You Are - Jessie J 2. Titanium - David Guetta 3. Chandelier - Sia 4. Nobody's Perfect - Jessie J 5. Thousand Years - Christina Perri 6. Lose Yourself - Eminem 7. King For A...
    pyrodexx46 pyrodexx46 16-17, F May 13

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    I need a phone with 500% battery
    RebeccaMontero RebeccaMontero 22-25, F 2 Responses May 15

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    Can't make it without this dude right here; he's my best friend, my counselor when I get crazy & my bro from another mo haha
    TyranFarted TyranFarted 18-21, M 1 Response May 18

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    Music is the blood that pumps through my veins that keeps me alive. Without it, I may as well die. It is the one thing that keeps me calm when all is wrong. It is the one thing...
    Majesticscribbler Majesticscribbler 16-17, F 1 Response May 18

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    I just want to say thank you for everyone who is posting their experiences on this website. Until today I thought I was alone. My husband who is a truck driver has gone through a...
    klchipman klchipman 51-55, F 6 days ago

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    Someday, I'll be unstoppable!
    BleuGardenia BleuGardenia 26-30, F May 11

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    I have always wanted to be an amputee ever since I was a little girl. We all have dreams for when we grow up but my dream was a little different than everyone else's. I was to...
    Stumplover123 Stumplover123 36-40 Apr 30

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    Yes, imagining my life becoming ten times better is what keeps me alive. When I do not, I become sucked into the black hole. Imagine, by John Lennon.
    Keystomyheart Keystomyheart 31-35, F 1 Response May 4

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    Keystomyheart Keystomyheart 31-35, F 4 Responses May 4

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    my imagination usually keeps me out of trouble. I sit there and imagine punching people in the throat so I don't actually do it.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F May 5

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    I watched my ex boyfriend and love of my life destroy his entire future and if it wasn't for me doing cpr he wouldn't be alive now. I feel like he was my soul mate. NOW hes on...
    Kmek3232 Kmek3232 31-35, F 1 Response May 6

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    I go through phases where I'm either in the mood to listen to sad/love songs or moods where I listen to dubstep and techno songs :P