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I Think My Parent Is A Psychopath

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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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    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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    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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    I'm pretty sure I'm a psychopath, It's hard to tell my emotions and I find it hard to tell others. I feel like I've been wearing a mask all my life, no matter how hard I want to...
    AShadowInTheCorner AShadowInTheCorner 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am a psychopath. I have been able to change and be happy. I think I was able to even trick myself into thinking I had truly changed. Now I believe I was acting as how normal...
    Dub720 Dub720 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Aside from psychopathy, I am psychotic, or experience psychotic delusions. I've had various episodes, some that last a life time. Things such as thinking I was dead, this lasted 6...
    dp44 dp44 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 28

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    In my experience with psychopaths they are decent people albeit completely free from delusions which can make them hard to handle. What a psychopath needs it to realization of...
    lion2zion lion2zion 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 29

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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...
    whiplash95 whiplash95 18-21, M 5 Responses Apr 9

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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...
    DemitriaGoddess3 DemitriaGoddess3 16-17, F Apr 15

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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...
    whiplash95 whiplash95 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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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...
    Apical Apical 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Mental health professionals tell their patients that it is healthy to laugh. No, I am not a mental health patient. I have both a brother and sister who are psychologists in this...
    redheadwearinglingerie redheadwearinglingerie 41-45, F 5 Responses 6 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...
    Klausssss Klausssss 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 9

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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...
    Klausssss Klausssss 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 10

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    I was travelling by tube around London with my friends, and we only just realised we needed to get off at a stop, so we ran off. I asked "did we leave anything behind?" So one of...
    iiCHARLIii iiCHARLIii 13-15, F 1 hr 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 8 Responses Apr 12

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    I have control. Have not been overpowered once. I have no friends, socializing is a fun game for me, to see how many people I can manipulate and sway to a cheap and garbage opinion...
    craval craval 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    Yeah I care about her and have spent some of the best moments of my life with her but manipulation and lies have gone too far. I can't even think properly when I'm around her.
    VKdesire VKdesire 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 2

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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 5 days ago

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    OCTOBER 29, 2014 BY B. ROBERT FARZAD How to Protect Your Child From a Narcissistic Father or Mother? How to protect your child from a narcissistic father or mother Protecting...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 1 Response Apr 15

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    I would like to start at the beginning. When i was growing up I must of seen my dad hit my mom at least a dozen times from the ages of 5 to 16. These were never full on beatings...
    heymatt99 heymatt99 26-30, M Apr 15

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    So I'm new to this app, so bare with me, but I really need to express the hurt I'm feeling right now. So back in January I was suffering from the worst depression in my life. I had...
    HazzaBoo HazzaBoo 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 24

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    In my lifetime, I know I wasn't near perfect with the decision and choices I made. At times, I can be wrecking ball. Other times, I'm just the opposite. As I said in my previous...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 12

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    Note: If you are asian then you will most likely be able to relate to this. I lobe my parents, but at the same time I hate them. My parents are very mentally abusive. For as...
    saeteurn saeteurn 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    Don't get me wrong, I love my parents. It's just... sometimes (most of the time) I wish they would get divorced. My mum is easily pissed off and my dad constantly shouts and swears...
    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 1 day 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 2 Responses Apr 16

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    I'm 30. I live alone. But yet my parents control me. I can't drink, self harm or see my husband. I have a mental illness, I have been in hospital many times. My parents threaten to...
    sarahk85 sarahk85 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I believe strongly that fathers are very important in a child's life whether it is a boy or girl. One parent cannot be both parents. Boys need their dads and girls need their...
    michelleroberts76 michelleroberts76 36-40, F Mar 27

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    My parents don't allow anything. Especially being myself. They think metal is bad for you and my music is too 'loud'. I asked if one day I can get a nose piercing( a tiny dot one...
    txmakii txmakii 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 30

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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 2 days ago

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    I can't stand when my parents say I owe them something. Like I understand that they provide for us and everything we have came from them but I don't think they should constantly...
    lostgirl50 lostgirl50 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    You’re growing up too fast they said But I don’t want to live my life like them and I just want to think about tonight because the past is my ghost Let’s meet up in a shady...
    thatgreyangel thatgreyangel 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    I wish people would realize how ignorant they look when they call all kids stupid or retarded. That's like a police officer or soldier calling civilians inferior and weak...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I'm just so done. I can't stand it anymore. I need to get out of this house. First it was my mother's house. She was horrid to live with. My boyfriend lived with me at that time...
    MichiDesu MichiDesu 18-21 Mar 25

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    My parents used corporal punishment often while raising me all the way up until I was 18 and joined the military. I am 24 now and I realize that the way I was raised is detrimental...
    lc225 lc225 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I always feel that my parents emotionally abuse me especially my mother..she likes to embarrass me in big crowds. And it seems to me that I'm not good enough for her.. She always...
    cs0795 cs0795 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I know a parent that never tells her kids no. I mean just last night she let a 17 year old boy spend the night with her 13 year old daughter. They were in the room together for...
    timberland1972 timberland1972 41-45 1 Response Apr 11

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    So recently my husband and I moved to a different city on request of my parents so my little brother could live with us and go to school here . The agreement was that my husband...
    cantrix cantrix 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    For some reason they still think being 15 years old going on 16 in a couple months is still too young/dangerous to stay home alone. They drag me everywhere with them and who wants...
    ThePrettyOnee ThePrettyOnee 13-15, F 6 days ago

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