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I Think My Parent Is A Psychopath

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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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    Hi guys. God bless the mutual company.

    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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    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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    I've been reading the book "Abandoned Parents: The Devil's Dilemma: The Causes and Consequences of Adult Children Abandoning Their Parents" by the author Sharon A. Wildey. This...
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    My parents were strict in a passive way to the point that it affected me quite negatively. I was very shy, low self esteem, perfectionist and didn't understand why I wasn't like...
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    I know what it is to live in an unhappy family. I grew up thinking men have a lot of power because they are the breadwinners and physically they are also stronger. My father was...
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    My doctor, the psychopath. I'm very shocked. I'm embarrassed to confess that my doctor was toying with me. He was winding me up like a toy and watched me clap, and clap, and...
    InnocentPigeon InnocentPigeon 70+ Jan 17

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    Sup guys, my first post. I've come to realise in a psychopath and was wondering if some of you who may be like me could verify this. I'd like to start with saying i believe in God...
    rokobenj rokobenj 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 7

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    Somehow, I was diagnosed with bi-polar depression and then diagnosed with Psychopathy three years after the depression cleared up. I'm a bit confused... I am religious, and I care...
    Felix112 Felix112 18-21, F Dec 29, 2014

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    Even in my childhood I couldn't "feel" like the other kids. Those feelings of connection, love, attachment, joy, remorse seem strange to me. I am able to feel frustrated, betrayed...
    Ulfhednar74 Ulfhednar74 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    This conference that Gordon Duff was a contributor to opens a lot of question as to who is really in control of the Middle East terrorists and the actions taken by their handlers...
    Caliper Caliper 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 16

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    My parents, mostly my Dad, ask these stupid, embarrassing, rhetorical, and downright dumb questions. When my Dad asks questions, they seem more like comments on how I should live...
    JamesM93 JamesM93 18-21, M Jan 19

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    My parents r bad shltty people. They have destroyed my adult life and caused me to be a victim to others. They've paid my rent too but it's not free. I suffer every min of my life...
    john922 john922 22-25, M Jan 20

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    Food for thought? or was it thought for food?. Either way Ill go with both. Lets see, where to begin or end really. Short said, guess been just depressed most of my life, since a...
    Wintersorrow Wintersorrow 26-30, M 4 hrs ago

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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...
    wetsec wetsec 31-35, F Jan 12

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    I began working for my current family in August, and I really love them. They have a wonderful, large house with a huge basement which has become a play room for the kids. They pay...
    KellaBug KellaBug 22-25, F Jan 15

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    This site seems great for sharing experiences and getting advice from people who go through similar problems, so here I am to tell my story. I don't know where else to turn, so...
    WanderingWraith WanderingWraith 18-21, F Jan 18

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    Now I know I don’t have it nearly as bad as others when it comes to suffocating parents. I live 2000 away from them, only call them once a week, and overall had a good...
    queenbeeaj queenbeeaj 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    if you dont accept crossdressers or transgender ppl read on cause this could become your son/daughter unless you stop it dont become a murderer this childs death solely lies in the...
    guyindresses1991 guyindresses1991 22-25, T 2 Responses Jan 15

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    My kid was already a year old when I met her. I was dating her dad at the time. He and I had been seeing each other for several months and he decided it was time for us to meet. I...
    Shelaughs Shelaughs 31-35 1 Response Jan 18

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    This is a lengthy post I am about to write and am doing so mainly out of desperation just to vent how I am feeling at this moment because I am drowning in a sea of unhealthy...
    LaGentilleDame LaGentilleDame 26-30, F Jan 6

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    To any of those thinking about this, I want you to know my story. I was suicidal for my entire senior year of high school. We had moved from the place where I had lived longest in...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    How parents screw up their kids... If you are a parent or planning to be one day, I hope you will read this. When I was a toddler, it was obvious to everyone that i was creative...
    Loufree Loufree 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I haven't lived up to what my parents wanted to be, and they torment me with that fact. I feel like I've failed them. I don't think I have. I'm being who I am. I'm sorry that I...
    BroadwayDreamer16 BroadwayDreamer16 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    I lived with my mom and her mom from birth till I was about 6. she was 16 raising me. I didn't know any different, it was the way I was raised, how I was influenced, the life I...
    summerwinterfallspring summerwinterfallspring 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Some quotes I found that I think may help some parents understand their child's estrangement better. Not posting to be mean but to try to show the other side of the coin so there...
    Violet22 Violet22 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    Hi. I'm maria. I'm 14. I think my parents hate me because i always hit my sister. And they care more about her. I know that. But whenever i get hurt, it's like they DON't CARE at...
    concha13 concha13 13-15, F Jan 16

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    My siblings and I have recently all moved out of home. My mother has always been strangely possessive since young. She would restrict our variety of food intake, not allow us to...
    losthopesandfallendreams losthopesandfallendreams 22-25 1 day ago

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    The first time I visited the old country, I was ten. My mom left there when she was nine, my grandparents wanted a better life for her and her siblings in the US. I'm grateful for...
    awaywego4 awaywego4 26-30, F Jan 15

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    I hate saying it but ive given up on trying to reach out to them, they will never change, and there the type that put material things first. It makes me laugh that these two got a...
    sace1375 sace1375 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    some parents just get the wrong idea of me. and i hate it. they think i only want this girl for sexual reasons. but i dont. i love this girl with all my heart. all they think i do...
    Ebolaa Ebolaa 16-17, M Jan 19

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    I have no idea where to even start. My mom has Borderline Personality Disorder (she has been diagnosed) and her mental health has reeked havoc on my entire life. I suffered years...
    urbancowgrl7152 urbancowgrl7152 26-30 6 days ago

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    My mom always treated me unfairly. She always excluded me, neglected me, and favored my brother instead. I always tried so hard to please her, like I would be nice to her and get...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 8

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    I did very occasionally on my two, both are grown now and have said that we parented them well and they want to raise theirs the sane way. I think that says it all. We only did...
    benzdriver benzdriver 56-60, M 3 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    A lot has changed since our parents have been teens. Don't get me wrong, my parents are very wise and I trust them, but I don't think they give this generation enough credit. They...
    Megsupermario Megsupermario 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    It's been a few weeks now and every time I'm trying to go out, my mom gets upset and brings up the guy I'm talking to. She tells me that I can do so much better and that I should...
    edpj25 edpj25 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    I may be getting old but it royally ****** me off when no matter where you go kids from toddler on up r so disrespectful n lazy. its mind blowing. these kids treat not only their...
    sixtens sixtens 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    AmandainFL AmandainFL 36-40, F Jan 13

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    I hate my parents. I started bowling when I was 10. I am 17 and lost interests but they physically won't let me stop. I don't think they realize how depressed I am. Everytime I get...
    kaylar626 kaylar626 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 17

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    It just sucks and it never gets better. The best I can do is placate and try to pacify, but it is so wearing. You can't even begin to suggest that she seek help because...
    loresmom loresmom 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    To the eyes of the outside world, i blend in perfectly as a senior high school student, i suffer from the ever increasing turmoil and lack trust in my mother. Honestly, i can’t...
    ManchuYouth ManchuYouth 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    Gonzobdd Gonzobdd 18-21, M Dec 28, 2014

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    I am a child and think so. Parents have much more experience in life than I have. They take their time to raise me and help me. And they support me unconditional. It would be...
    bethany2402 bethany2402 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 4

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    I love my parents...but sometimes I wonder what they were thinking when I was a kid. My Bro and I still remember that summer day when our Mom returned home with three rented VHS...