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I Think My Parent Is A Psychopath

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    Im 22 and having become well informed about a psychopath and its behaviors and emotional manipulations, I recognize all these traits in my mother, and it frightens me. I now realize that even though I avoided becoming totally destroyed by her, via her agressive revenge towards...
    jollygoat jollygoat 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 31, 2014

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    The Psychopath's Daughter-part 1

    Psychopaths walk among us. We may think of them as serial killers, but did you know that one percent of the population is psychopathic. They are everywhere. Fortunately, most are law-abiding, unfortunately most still will drive you crazy with their complete douchebaggery. And the...
    JustBernieGirl JustBernieGirl 31-35, F 7 Responses Nov 27, 2011

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    Your Not The Only One

    to be real I can tell you over and over I am the only person I know that is completely sane but different people are who they are just enjoy all I do
    cutie2christy cutie2christy 36-40, F Nov 26, 2011

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    There had been speculations concerning the true definition of a psychopath, and another for sociopath. Clearly, there is a difference, but the matter of the subject isn't quite...
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    I've been trying to find stories similar to mine. I just can't seem to find one. So, I decided to write my story. It's sometimes hard for me to write about this. I think my mind...
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    People fail to see the capabilities of a psychopath. Put aside the criminal blood lusted freaks that work on impulse who shames the psychopath image, you get the emotionally-absent...
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    At one point I thought the psychotherapist got it wrong. But prehaps not. Has it been hard? Well yes. Knowing what I am however helped a little in the sense of that I am different...
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    if i became like my patents that just will be a slow death for me. They are always talking about how they wasted time n opportunities well basically their whole life n how they...
    candles700 candles700 22-25, F 4 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Depression, stillness or a general feeling of nihilism, I don't know how to describe the way I'm feeling right now. I have no social life, no love life and most importantly a lack...
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    Happy birthday to me. I look back at this year of my life and see nothing that I can admire. Nothing but alcoholism, boredom and fruitless attempts at fitting in. I am faced with a...
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    It feels like they never feel for how I feel when I am upset. They never try to negotiate with me, they do everything by force. They never ask me how I feel and when I have a...
    DigitDog DigitDog 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    You know you are the 'default' parent when you walk into a meeting having your notes and presentation but forgotten your pen, and as you reach into your pants or jacket pockets...
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I mean, yes, he is known for his evil acts. Though, I can't help but think Hitler is the only reason for the Jews being tortured. I mean, just because he didn't get into art school...
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 9 Responses Apr 12

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    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 1 Response Apr 15

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    crying is something the strongest of people could only do. the amount of events to keep building up to make you explode and the strength to not be afraid to cry is powerful. I give...
    awayfromlife awayfromlife 13-15, F Apr 19

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    I have emotionally abusive parents. My mother thinks it's okay to put me with siblings that I dislike and will bring up stuff from the stuff to provoke my anger, she comments on my...
    melodicsadness melodicsadness 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    heymatt99 heymatt99 26-30, M Apr 15

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    I'm sure I'm not the brightest mom in the world, but I can tell you what I know from experience. I still remember what it was like to be your age. Pretty scary for me, too. I've...
    ArtLover01 ArtLover01 66-70, F a week ago

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 9

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    I am in an untraditional marriage, my partner and I are of the same sex, female. Right now Beth, she is 13 years old. I could go on and on here about the circumstances that brought...
    wetsec1 wetsec1 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    I have a little bit of a different experience that use to happen to me, thank god i finally got out of the house and got my own life and i have never been so happy and so "free...
    link9us link9us 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am an anomaly. I am a mother who has lost her children through parental alienation. The pain is excruciatingly horrific and beyond words. I was a stay at home mom who also...
    WiltedTulip WiltedTulip 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 16

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    Please don't join this group unless you're the DEFAULT parent. Paying child support, getting visiting rights or weekly time with your kid(s) etc DOES NOT make you a Single Parent...
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 15

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    If you are in an unhappy relationship, DONT ever put your kids in the middle! I hated so much when my parents argued and complain about each other and then try to recruit me onto...
    Tealismyname Tealismyname 26-30 1 Response Apr 22

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    cantrix cantrix 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    ThePrettyOnee ThePrettyOnee 13-15, F Apr 18

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    Honestly, my mom should have gotten an abortion while she was pregnant with me because her and my dad are the worst. Matter a fact, why didn't they just leave me lost around the...