I Think I Have Avpd

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    Just diagnosed myself today.

    Right now the list I have every. Single. Symptom. Did about 5 diagnostic tests and passed all of em. So I'm 99% sure this is what I have.
    repeekbmurc repeekbmurc
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Feb 1, 2014

    Avoidant Personality Disorder--never knew

    that there's a specific disorder for someone like me. Always been different, withdrawn, isolated and alone. Can't really say I'm shy when I'm not. Don't have friends nor a lover. Experiences with people has always been unpleasant, might as well not waste my time on it anymore...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response May 18, 2015

    Finding Care

    Well, I don't really think, I pretty much know.  I have the greatest difficulty trusting others, and it's ruined all my friendships.  Recently, my best friend dropped me without saying why, and it's the most hurtful experience I've ever had..  I feel very alone, like no one...
    RadCon RadCon
    2 Responses Feb 1, 2011

    I Think I Have Avpd

    I have be diagnosed with depression (which I believe) bi-polar disorder (which I don't believe) and I have been suffering with mental health issues since I was 12. I have never been able to fully explain how I feel until I read a description of Avpd. Now I don't feel like so much...
    shamelessflirt shamelessflirt
    31-35, F
    May 9, 2011

    No Longer Enjoy Being Around People

    I never knew AvPD existed until I happened to discover it by chance on the internet. In the past few years I have started to dislike being around people, to the point where I felt more at ease by myself than in a crowd of people. By the sound of it, I might well have AvPD. As...
    ItReallyDoesntMatterAnyMore ItReallyDoesntMatterAnyMore
    41-45, M
    1 Response Nov 25, 2013

    So...about an hour ago i found out about

    something called AvPD. I was reading all the symptoms and what it was exactly and Nothing has ever described me so well. It was 100% accurate. Everyone has always called me shy. No one talks to me 'cause they know i'm no good at small talk. I figured i was probably just an...
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    Apr 19, 2015
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