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I Saw a Loved One Turn Psychotic

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 25 People

    My Mother and My Ex Fiance...

    They have bipolar and "non classic" schizophrenia respectively. I feel so helpless and they are so far away. Sometimes, I blame myself for their pain.
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 21, 2009

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    My Boyfriend and Life Partner For the Last 7 Years

    My boyfriend has a diagnosis as manic depressive, I'm not sure if it correct, because I never saw him manic. But anyway I saw him in depression for several times... I already told our story in: 'I Have Been to a Mental Hospital' http://www.experienceproject.com/uw.php?e...
    LittleAnt LittleAnt 31-35, F Feb 21, 2009

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    6 Months of a Nightmare

    My boyfriend insanely feeled that he had to wait the 6 months dismissal protection during illness to "play" crazy in mental hospital. Just because he did not feel able to decide for him self if he wants to lquit the job or not. 3 times he took an overdose of medication...
    LittleAnt LittleAnt 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 12, 2009

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    Addiction to Refuse

    My boyfriend is probably bipolar II. But in the moment he actually has no depression. He wants to play a depression. He told me himself, his doctors also see It like this and I think also that is true. He constantly refuses anything, he refuses to eat, to drink, to sleep. When I...
    LittleAnt LittleAnt 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 20, 2009

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    This Is the Very Wrong Construction of This Whole World Everywhere and On Any Level That

    much changes people not for the good and produces so many strange behaviors. This world lacks balance, lacks good purpose, lacks normal equal life and opportunities for everybody, and much lacks growth as one of the main consequences to all that.  
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 Aug 6, 2009

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    i want to better my future so i can protect and provide a decent future for my loved ones
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    I am already an orphan. My mom died when I was ten years old, ever since, she is bedridden. My grandmother is the one who's supporting me financially, since she is also old, my...
    MAHUNNIE26 MAHUNNIE26 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Today at 10 am my father received a call that his dad passed away unexpectedly. My family is going through such a rough time. Not only did he lose his dad but his father in law...
    PAGuy30 PAGuy30 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My mother is terminal. She was diagnosed with a brain tumour about 4 1/2 years ago. I was 9 at the time and I didn't know that people pretty much always die from that kind of...
    Wildheart919 Wildheart919 13-15, F May 12

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    My partner is Diabetic, and recently I have told her how proud of her i have been about the healthy choices shes been making and how good she was doing so i have been getting her...
    SystemK SystemK 22-25, F Apr 25

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    In loving memory of grandma Joyce and my cousin like a little brother Stevie gee. I love you both more then you'll ever know. Today's so hard. Knowing one of you was on the...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 1 Response May 13

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    Last night, or rather just now, I had a nightmare with my dad's death. I can't go back to sleep now. I'm too scared.
    ChiaXUno ChiaXUno 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    Idk if a year is recent but my mother in-law passed away from a heart attack last year and I miss her so much. sometimes I feel guilty for feeling so bad because she isn't my mom...
    mpthatsme mpthatsme 26-30, F May 4

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    My dad's dad has passed away last couple of weeks ago and I am sad to see him go. He has taught me how to bowl a little faster. And I miss him so much.
    f4l3a8t4s f4l3a8t4s 22-25, F 2 Responses May 5

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    Maybe because I want this aswell done towards me?.
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M May 14

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    my girlfriend died in december 07. she was only 43.
    seanspencer31 seanspencer31 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Good bye forever to my 2 grandpa. lolo bert and lolo remy may you both rest in peace. we love u see you in the nextlife
    whatthehecc whatthehecc 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My dad's dad has passed away a month ago and I miss him so much, because he served in the Navy. When I heard the trumpet sound, that's when I started crying. And then he taught me...
    Meghantrainatic4384 Meghantrainatic4384 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    It's me. I was diagnosed 5/22/2015 Have to return Friday may 29th
    iloveusawnt iloveusawnt 41-45, F 8 hrs ago

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    When I was a female teenager, I fell in and out love a few times. I dated a few guys in high school. At first they were Mr. Wonderful. A few months, they all turned into being...
    oldermaturewife oldermaturewife 46-50, F 2 Responses May 6

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    Look me in the eyes and you'll know more about me. I'm easy to read. You'll get to know me, You will discover all about me...my deepest secrets, my worst problems, my hidden...
    UNDecodable UNDecodable 18-21, F 1 Response May 1

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    I've been married for 6 yrs with 2 kids aged 3 and 5. Recently i realised that i have lost my feeling for my husband during this marriage. We talked and pointed where is our...
    snowvix snowvix 31-35, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    He said he loved me but what he really meant was he didn't want to be alone. He didn't love me, because you don't lack compassion for the love of your life. He didn't love me...
    Sunshine9001 Sunshine9001 51-55, F 5 hrs ago

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    You rested your head on my shoulder and took a deep breath of air..I could hear you gasping your lungs wanting to suck in as much oxygen as possible and I maintained my calm...
    sensualbeauty1 sensualbeauty1 46-50, F May 9

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    He doesn't care. I can stay out as late as possible and he will never text to make sure I'm okay. One day I'll pack all my things and leave...he probably wouldn't even notice.
    Yogi31 Yogi31 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I studied him before he knew who I was. I read everything he wrote and felt as if we were sharing the same lives. I had to get his attention. I wanted to communicate with him...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F Apr 26

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      I'm starting to think I'm psychotic.. I have extreme paranoia, feel the need to constantly be armed with a sharp weapon, like making others that hurt me feel my pain...
    DementedKarkat DementedKarkat 13-15, T 1 Response Apr 23

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    I'm filled with fears and paranoid thoughts ..I'm scared even to venture out anymore ...I just want to be locked in all the time .even when I call a taxi I feel scared of the taxi...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response May 14

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    8 years ago I had a guy friend his name was zen. will zen was a very nice guy super cute respectfull. then **** happened n he fall in love wth me started to call me daily asking to...
    candles700 candles700 22-25, F 1 Response May 8

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    I am fascinated with this topic first off. My grandmother, uncle and my father saw a UFO in the late 50's in Seattle- this was in the days before satellites- not that a satellite...
    Viperstriketh Viperstriketh 36-40, M May 1

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    I really do not get why people treat me the way they do. My kids tell me to **** off when I say I love you, and attack me and call me pervert when I try to give them a hug. My wife...
    EpilepticOne EpilepticOne 31-35, M 1 Response May 2

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    WHAT IS LOVE? May I share this with you? Most people are searching these days. They don't realize how much God loves them. He loves you very much. No matter who you are, no matter...
    ArtLover01 ArtLover01 66-70, F 2 Responses May 2

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    I have never felt reciprocated love. I don't mean like the friends and family package deal that everybody gets, I mean romantically. It's not from a lack of trying, but as I look...
    monkey0506 monkey0506 26-30, M 1 Response May 9

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    I need to get this off my chest, and since I can't say this to him I will here... Am I a terrible person? This is what I keep asking myself as the thoughts in my mind twist and...
    LonelySnake LonelySnake 18-21, F 4 Responses May 11

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    Best Movie Channel Around. Hi,Amigos, Are you bored with movies that look great on screen with many technical effects but seem to lack intellectual content? Well,TCM may be what...
    dragonfang dragonfang 51-55, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I have been in love with guy since I was fourteen years old. We have played in the same band since I met him and we would always talk and flirt. When I was seventeen he started...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 30

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    5 years ago there's a boy who loved me. He is my childhood. He always protect me, save me, help me, make me laugh and happy, and he never ever make me sad. Then, I should move to...
    ariekaferdiana ariekaferdiana 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I was deceived n2 loving a 1st time mother that has Borderline Personality Disorder w/ Narsacistic atributes.I married this woman knowing all along what it was all because i was so...
    mgale2711 mgale2711 41-45, M 3 Responses May 8

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    Mmmm back in high school (end of my 2nd year and the whole-ish last year) I had a awful crush on a boy who can be easily described as a hippie X3 He had long wavy, with a little...
    BerryFace BerryFace 18-21, T 6 days ago

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    Hi everyone! My name is Alice (Ah-lee-ss) Wind! This is my first post! I was at class and saw me teacher wet herself! --------------- I was on the last question of my social...
    AliceWind AliceWind 13-15, F 1 Response May 5

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    I don't know how I'm supposed to go on. Knowing that there's always going to be that part of me that is completely, madly in love with someone who didn't even care enough about me...
    antihero98 antihero98 16-17, F 3 Responses May 8