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I May Have a Schizoid Personality Disorder

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 84 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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

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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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    IAmOptimusPrime IAmOptimusPrime 22-25, F Nov 30

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Apr 15, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I think I may have borderline personality disorder. It's a little hard to deal with. I know something is wrong with me and I don't want to live my life thinking that and not doing...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F Nov 26

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    Nov. 20, 2014 5:30pm I don't know what is wrong with me. I felt so happy when I got home. I felt so much love for mj and I was just on cloud nine. But I guess my flight reached...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 12

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    I think I might have borderline personality disorder. I am bulimic and am also diagnosed with general anxiety disorder and major depressive disorder. I am taking medication to help...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F Nov 26

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    It took me years of searching, but I finally found it. The answer to pretty much everything wrong with me. Why I do what I do. It's beautiful. In an awful, you have a personality...
    jaisikae jaisikae 26-30, F 8 Responses Nov 23

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    I was recently given a provisional diagnosis of Schizotypal Personality Disorder. It seems strange because I always felt there was something wrong. I have always had these stray...
    Explorerofknowledge Explorerofknowledge 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 23

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    I was diagnosed not too long ago, and the therapist said he didn't feel qualified to see me. Not that it really matters, since I was laid off and lost my insurance. I haven't told...
    Saithe Saithe 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 24

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    Don't know why I get so upset. My boyfriend is away for a lads night out and I'm left at his house. And I dunno why but I got so upset begging him not to leave me. What is wrong...
    bananananaxo bananananaxo 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I self diagnosed about a year ago and regardless of my efforts it took that long to get a real diagnosis, which I just received. It was such a huge relief in some ways and more...
    Pchipsnbrips Pchipsnbrips 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    So i found some things i wrote on some of my "good" days for someone that was feeling like i do today. I feel like it belongs here Though the war we fight is not on a battlefield...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 21

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    sorry i need to vent yesterday i found out tmy mom does have lung cancer im probably youn g i went had a few glasses of wine then i was like a kid phoned people its cause im not a...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F Nov 21

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    im feeling tired of life so much pain came out last nite but im tired and worn out im tired of livng im so depressed that i dont want to do nothing im starting to feel the pain ive...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    I always solely blamed myself for all of the guys I had sex with, and I'm just now realizing that it's not completely my fault. Yes I know I am mostly to blame, but it's kind of...
    jwest230 jwest230 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    I really dog feel ok right now. I'm tired and feel drained emotionally and physically. I just want to cry my eyes out for a reason I'm not sure of. I really want to die. Or maybe I...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F 7 Responses Dec 7

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    I am deeply loving ... a bit too loving, perhaps. Diagnosed with HPD 2 years ago, and struggle with it on many days. Married to my best friend ... but this disorder is ever...
    yogasummer yogasummer 36-40, F Nov 24

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    Today is thanksgiving and I feel so worthless. None of my friends text me to say happy thanksgiving. I got no phone calls today at all. Like I'm just a loser. My mind is all over...
    aligain aligain 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 27

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    I had sex with my ex again and right after, he was texting HER, setting up plans for later. I feel so stupid and used. I just sat there and acted extremely cold like always until I...
    poodahpop poodahpop 18-21, T 1 Response Dec 1

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    Yo. I think I have BPD. All the things people talk about experiencing and the symptoms of borderline are things I experience. Eating disorder, self harm, self-hatred, etc. Any...
    Emilyyyyy Emilyyyyy 18-21 Dec 6

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    Today I have seen so many of my personalities come out. I hate it. I wish I could go back to being who I was before all my mental problems started. I love that personality.
    sadly203 sadly203 18-21 Dec 7

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    So I always mess up. I wrote about my therapist disliking me but it's not just her it's everyone who is in my life I will mess up or purposely push a person away or make them...
    nevawas nevawas 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 21

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    I've been trying to reconnect with the rest of my family but my dad is ruining everything. He is ruining my life but i have nowhere to else to go. i don't understand how someone...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 21

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    I think (know, really) that I must have BPD. But I still wish someone would validate me by telling me that I do... Any takers? This is desperate, I know...-I fly into a rage at my...
    phoenixsfire phoenixsfire 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 22

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    Sometimes when I'm afraid, I just need someone to hold me and tell me everything will be ok. Or when I'm lonely for someone to tell me they'll always be there for me. Or when I'm...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 23

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    once I was at this birthday party thing with my family and we shared a table. plus I have an anxiety of tight places. I get unhappy and I can't control what's going on, I just...
    VictoriaHall VictoriaHall 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    Super happy! Went to the park with fam. At first I wanted to be alone but then I sucked it up and my dad got me to have fun. I was on cloud 9! Held a baby alligator. We went eat...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F Nov 29

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    I want to be in control. In control of my actions in control about my thoughts but I don't think I ever will be. And that's terrifying. Does anyone know what will help me? I have...
    bananananaxo bananananaxo 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    I feel that way! by now! i have been alone most of them! i travel alone, go to eat or do other things alone, i always wanted to a nice lovely and beautiful gf! but it never got one...
    Idontknowwhomiam Idontknowwhomiam 22-25 2 Responses Dec 3

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    Hiya im a Mike an im a alter.. heh the Host just kinda up an left locked himself up an well we dont really have anyone in charge... but lately iv been aware most an iv been finding...
    LoonyBinOffical LoonyBinOffical 16-17, M Dec 3

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    I must be really dense. About a year ago, my wife had some bad panic attacks...and we found she had OCD...and upon finding out what it was... she said she's been this way forever...
    WtfAmIHearing WtfAmIHearing 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 4

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