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I May Have a Schizoid Personality Disorder

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 104 People

    Maybe I'm A Schizoid?

    I took an online quiz for personality disorders, and it said I have a high likelihood of schizoid PD. I lack motivation, have a small range of emotion, am aloof, unaffected by praise or criticism, and see societal norms as nonsensical and damaging. I feel others think I behave...
    Cocoboy21 Cocoboy21 18-21, M 4 Responses Jun 14, 2010

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    hi, new to the group,

    I don't have and but my husband does. any other wives out there married to one?
    wherehego wherehego 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 5, 2015

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    Schizoid

    I think I may have schizoid personality disorder. It's not that I don't like people..I just have difficulty trusting them. Also, I wouldn't have problems making new friends as I think I am a charismatic woman, but I find making and KEEPING friends a lot of responsibility. I would...
    solitarygirl85 solitarygirl85 26-30, F 6 Responses Dec 19, 2011

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    I feel like I have this.

    I need someone to talk to who does
    dreamerx14 dreamerx14 13-15, F Oct 6, 2015

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    I Think I May...

    From what I've read on it anyway I relate to most of it and it would make sense.
    LifelessSource LifelessSource 18-21, F Jun 8, 2011

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    I Live With A Psychopath

    I've never been diagnosed with SPD, and my sister has never been diagnosed with psychopathy or ASPD (although she has been diagnosed once as bipolar and then later as borderline). But, being the logical, learning person I am, I've been studying and reading for the last four years...
    sunkensubmarine sunkensubmarine 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 19, 2011

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    IAmOptimusPrime IAmOptimusPrime 22-25, F Nov 30, 2014

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    An un-diagnosed but self questionable Illness !!!

    I notice I have eposodic nervous breakdowns in my life about every 7 years or  and seem to co-inside with sexual assault or bashings etc so I have a type of delusional collapse and I often feel my thoughts are illogical and the people around me are plotting against any success...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 15, 2012

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    Very Interesting To Come Across This Name

    I came across this name while looking in the social awkwardness forums. I have been socially awkward since a child/early teens. I remember when my parents used to go on holiday I used to stay at home on my own and I loved it. I do find having friends or people around me quite...
    Vinnie01 Vinnie01 31-35, M Mar 30, 2013

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    Well here it goes. It started about a year ago.

    I don't know but it just happened overnight. Since then I can't care about things, that friends are just acquaintances for me and I literally won't mind if you punch me in the face. I realized this when me and my closest friend had this huge fight (well I guess for him it was a...
    darns darns 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 16, 2014

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    How I Found Out That I Have A Personality Disorder

    I have never been social and always prefered to be alone... all the while thinking nothing of it.  I thought that some day I would get some inspiration and want to do something with my life but that day never came.  Then one day I was skimming through wikipedia.  I looked up...
    ericjames83 ericjames83 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 7, 2011

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    What Do You Think?

    I know I might have it, but at the same time I don't see anything wrong with the way I live. Adults at my school are always concerned with my lack of socialization, and how I always seem to choose solitary things, but I don't see the problem. I'm satisfied with my life and myself...
    chococat159 chococat159 18-21 3 Responses Aug 7, 2011

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    Unsure

    I just recently took an online personality quiz and it told me that I have a Schizoid Personality Disorder. I had know idea what that was so I looked it up and was really surprised to find that the majority of the symptoms described me exactly. I really have no interest in...
    LadyBug84 LadyBug84 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 3, 2009

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    Are These Shizoid Behaviours/Signs?

    I have been diagnosed with BPD, AvPD, DPD, StPD, and PPD. I have just ended group therapy which lasted 9 months. During the treatment my therapists said I was very withdrawn and had little interest in what others were talking about. They said I was very detached and aloof, and...
    sceneparade sceneparade 26-30, M Aug 30, 2013

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    What Helps?

    I always wondered why I never liked being around people, even my own family.  I learned about SPD while researching some of the thoughts I've been having and it fit me perfectly.  I'm kind of hesitant to go to the Dr about it because I just don't know if I want to go over...
    InwardCompass InwardCompass 31-35, M 3 Responses Apr 15, 2012

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    With a lack of warmth

    and open communication in my formative years, I guess the way I coped when I was a child was to look for solace in books I've read, games I've played, shows I've watched, then taking all of those together into a comfortable fantasy world for myself. I seem to have a difficult...
    twelves twelves 22-25 Nov 21, 2014

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    I Am Who I Am...and Always Have Been.

    I don't think there is any shame in being a schizoid personality. I wouldn't even call it a disorder. I am very funny when it crowds, but I prefer my solitude, my wonderful solitude. It gives me such peace. I could spend months without human contact and still not be bored. I...
    komickaze komickaze 26-30 2 Responses Apr 6, 2011

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    I "love"d It

    Last year, I knew I was schizoid. Oh yeah. I had almost every symptom and I knew it. And you know what? I really liked it. "Loved" it. I liked the person I was--cold, distant, unmotivated, etc etc--and wanted to stay that way. Not too long after, I was diagnosed with...
    Affected Affected 18-21, M 7 Responses Jun 23, 2010

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    After Doing The Research, I Am Almost Certain I Have Spd, But...

    I seem to be an unusual variation that is romantically inclined. I have seen many variables in the various schizoids I have read about, and just about every site that tries to describe a schizoid seems to paint a different picture, though some traits are definitely more common...
    DigitalSatyr DigitalSatyr 26-30, M Jul 16, 2012

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    Like The Month

    We never seek help. I've never been diagnosed, but I'm smart enough to figure it out on my own. Hence the disorder... Push people away because you don't need them, and they don't need you. So you're alone; now what? **********, meditate. Write. Music. Think, appreciate. My self...
    pratyekayan pratyekayan 18-21, M Sep 23, 2010

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    Story Of A Truthful Life

    Well, I am a Schizoid. My symptoms were shall I say, dormant until maybe 2 months after i turned 13. I had started out with Ideas, loose ideas, like the ideas that are pulled together to write a book or solve a mystery. That's what these ideas made me feel like, like I was...
    XanyO XanyO 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 11, 2012

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    Yes I always stand on Mexican border saying hello to different persons...i need Help!!
    Engine9 Engine9 31-35, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend dumped me because I have too many issues. I don't know what to do. I just want to die.
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    omg sometimes I get so fukin tired of my choices in life. but no matter how hard I try I can never seem to not make the same choices. it's just the personality disorder at work...
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    My boyfriend has been ignoring me all night. I'm scared that he is going to leave me for another woman, who is hid friend. I know that I am not normal, I have tried talking to him...
    biffiebabie biffiebabie 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have BPD. I am about to lose my partner because I am so clingy, then I push him away. I self harm and abuse pills. Is there a self help group out there? I just want to be normal...
    biffiebabie biffiebabie 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    There are days I hate my life. In other words hating my life is hating my parents, my father in particular. I was my family's scapegoat. Yep, I inherited that dreadful honorable...
    allinlove allinlove 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    **** OCPD ---> [OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE PERSONALITY DISORDER] <<<<<<...
    ChaoticEnigma ChaoticEnigma 36-40, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    i feel so sad and lonely and abandoned everyday is the same im afraid to wake up i dont want o do anything anymore today is the first day in 5 days ive done something this illness...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    But I'm pretty unique to other Borderlines. Anybody else feel alone, even with this?
    leflay leflay 22-25, T 2 Responses 3 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 4 days ago

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    It All Makes Sense Now. A chance encounter and some independent research resulted in my realization that for the last 5 years my behavior, experiences, and relationships would...
    Missluhvlee Missluhvlee 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Hi there. My name is Bulim-- wait nope. My name is Larkin and I was diagnosed with Bulimia halfway through my sophomore year of high school. I bet you're wondering about the second...
    spark97 spark97 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    If you have this disorder can you please message me? I have some questions and I am wondering if I , myself might be.! thanks
    LunaDove LunaDove 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I'm taking control of my disorder. I'll ride through the emotions it brings me, feel them fully, and let them go as they pass rather than clinging for dear life and desperately...
    nicaea nicaea 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    A few days ago I posted how my head hurts and how I have to let ago of a relationship. Also to use it as an opportunity to reflect on my issues. So here goes. The thing that sucks...
    allinlove allinlove 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    ... Blank ... I feel like that sums up me right now. I feel like I'm losing hope.
    Jlb13592 Jlb13592 26-30, M a week ago

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    Yes, I am who I am partly because of them, I hate that they cause drama for me sometimes, I hate that I can never get any peace, always hearing them complain in my head, especially...
    Silverfeather1993 Silverfeather1993 22-25, F a week ago

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    But I am NOT: -Crazy -Manipulative -A promiscous person
    Blueborder21 Blueborder21 18-21, F Feb 2

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    One day I asked the DBT therapist to lead a mindfulness activity as a repair for showing up to the previous group late. My individual therapist encouraged me to give an explanation...
    allinlove allinlove 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    I accepted that there's going to be up and downs. The downs doesn't make me a failure, however, it is an opportunity to explore what is inflicting me and sharpen my skills. I'm...
    allinlove allinlove 26-30, F Feb 1

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