I Understand Schizophrenia

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 148 People

    That Day

    It was throughout one day that I went through a traumatic Schizophrenia faze. I cant remember what the doctor said but he said I freak out too much over little thing one of my friends was angry at me, fairly, I was mean to them but I was on a bad day thing, and anyway he kind of...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 5, 2012

    I Get It

    I understand it. I have always seemed to get the idea of schizophernia. I sometimes feel really... talkitive. I have never really had an imaginary friend. This might sound intersting, but I think the disease is horrible and still fascinating. Ever since I saw on Youtube, the...
    MaskedCat MaskedCat
    13-15, F
    May 21, 2012

    Schizophrenics, when you get to know them,

    are always strong, smart people. Don't label schizoids as crazy.
    mariatheresae mariatheresae
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 16, 2014

    From Living In Tap

    I was in a treatment center for three months for mental illness and housed with people with many different mental illness .And i learned alot about schizophrenia .. and its a very difficult illness to comprehend ...  and its a very sad illness .. i couldnt imagine what it...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 14, 2007

    My Story Of Battling This For 8 Years

    Also, I will post my testimony/backstory here to read. I would like to start with a brief recap of my life leading up to my initial hospitalization and diagnosis, and then acceptance of Jesus Christ as my savior. I was born on September 5th, 1986 in Binghamton New York. I was...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 5, 2013

    Comfort.

      Please listen to “A Rose” by Thomas Newman while reading. Thank you. - - -In my head, I am always welcome. I hate to be alone. I am always surrounded. Who’s there? I am always known. Oh, it’s just you. I am always justified. Don’t worry, I’ll keep...
    nomkat nomkat
    18-21, F
    Dec 31, 2012

    Understand it than most people.

    In the due fact that I was diagnosed with it 7 years ago. Off my meds for 4 years now. No symptoms of it since I was off. Had symptoms since I was 11. Just was able to deal with it. Until I hit 30. Certainly not saying meds is bad. As for me. The meds was only...
    Guy78cal Guy78cal
    36-40, M
    Feb 10

    The Step Ladder

    i understand schizophrenia only because i have schizophrenia.  it seems like there are different levels of schizophrenia at any given moment, at least for me, just attacking away at me.  almost like a step ladder.  i can be at the bottom of my step ladder and...
    morningstarr morningstarr
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Feb 16, 2008

    I have a frnd who is schizophrenic

    and i try to relate to him but its hard when his own mind is working against him. I read up on it and it sounds very difficult when ur own brain is against u.
    anarchopacifista anarchopacifista
    26-30, M
    Jan 23, 2014

    Enlighten Me

    I have a family member with schizophrenia, I'm studying psychology and I really would love to hear someone's personal definition of the condition as they have experienced it. Any and all information would be helpful, the more in depth the better. Thank you!!! ~H~
    hollysue hollysue
    26-30, F
    Dec 27, 2007

    This Is Hard to Write

    I understand Schizophrenia because the love of my life had it. He was a rare case, and a beautiful man with a beautiful soul. He was diagnosed with childhood schizophrenia, and undifferentiated schizophrenia. We lived together for about six months. I hated how people treated him...
    xoxkurtxox xoxkurtxox
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Jun 19, 2008

    Schizophrenia

    I do not have schizophrenia but I do understand it.  I know a few who are affected by schizophrenia and one person in particular who has it and it isn't because it is hereditary in this person's family.  I believe, I have a feeling how this person developped it.  I rather...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jun 2, 2011

    My Take On Schizophrenia

    I am in the medical field, and I have had some patients with schizophrenia. From what I understand, the person loses touch with reality. Things become hazy and they experience auditory and sometimes visual hallucinations. They sometimes have disorganized speech patterns and...
    Warmthoughtsofyou04 Warmthoughtsofyou04
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Jun 19, 2008

    My Tale

    I sufferered from insecurities even as a small child. I used to hear a voice inside saying 'dont smile because it makes you ugly'. So when I was caught off guard and actually laughed I would quickly cover up my face. That was one of my earliest memories from school.. so...
    SuzyWongx SuzyWongx
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Oct 23, 2007
    compactnormal8 compactnormal8
    26-30, F
    Jun 2, 2015

    Ari

    My father specialized in the treatment of Schizophrenic patients. Often-times they would come by our house for therapy and as a result I got a good idea of what the different aspects of the disease look like. Most of my experience comes from dealing with Ari, a young man of about...
    dukeofurl dukeofurl
    41-45, M
    Apr 7, 2013

    Living With Schizophrenia: A Misunderstood And Stigmatized Illness

    “Living with Schizophrenia: A Call for Hope and Recovery” is a half-hour documentary film that tells the story of three people who are living meaningful lives with schizophrenia. The film sets out to increase understanding and to reduce the fear and stigma often associated...
    rhcsg rhcsg
    22-25, F
    May 27, 2011

    Related Experiences

    Hi, I have family with paranoid schizo. Is it right or wrong, to please him in all of his demands? In my experience is wrong and can lead to dependence and other issues. I would...
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    31-35, M
    Apr 21
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    XXLovelyPoisonXX XXLovelyPoisonXX
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 19
    I just can't accept it. We've been through almost everything, we dealt with so many problems, had a million fights and many times when we tried to end it. But we still loved each...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 19
    My boyfriend has recently been baptised into the Jesus Christ church of Latter Day Saints (mormons) and I hate it! I can't even stay at his house anymore cause of the temptation...
    BarelyAdulterated BarelyAdulterated
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    i totally confused about the people this time. they said that they've changed. but, turns out they don't. in this point, your bestfriend will be there for you. so, keep it that...
    sergiostoykov sergiostoykov
    18-21, M
    Apr 19
    As our vocabulary decreases, as its variety and efficacy decrease, so does our cultural intelligence and certainly our capacity to communicate.
    Somethingwhispered Somethingwhispered
    18-21, M
    Apr 18
    Today my heart , hope and dreams were broken . The light that I saw shining in the distance getting closer has now gone and Im left in complete darkness . im left alone...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 18
    in life you feel alone the particular moment you realise that those you loved suddenly turns to be backstabbers. when you are alone u can fly high reflect introspect...
    ar7739 ar7739
    22-25, M
    Apr 18
    Dont know even how to start this. Been sitting here for almost an hour trying to get things straight in my head and not having much luck. Im totally ignorant of how love works...
    boldtimer boldtimer
    66-70, M
    Apr 17
    hey y'all I'm up getting my cool on lol
    slm300 slm300
    31-35, M
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    How old do you have to be to not be annoying?...to be straight forward?...to not play games?
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 16
    Okay so I'm just wondering, what causes men to hate women? I'm not saying all men do, I'm talking about the really off the reservation crazy chauvinists. Not like, 'make me a...
    Hanoja Hanoja
    18-21, F
    Apr 16
    Living FULLY is a journey not a destination. My journey has allowed me to grow into a person who may fear the storms ahead, but who is willing to ride through those storms with...
    Mcinacann Mcinacann
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 16
    hi how's it going I'm new. inbox me
    slm300 slm300
    31-35, M
    Apr 16
    Woke up grumpy People don't worry if I get grumpy with u just tell me to shut the hell up lol
    Ko23 Ko23
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 15
    I have been feeling that yesterday mostly at the end of the day. I wish I had a friend or a group of people who can make me feel better who can hug me and tell me I'm going to be...
    Blueberrybliss Blueberrybliss
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 15
    In few days this journey will come to end and i cant help myself than smile how my life is still standing still on the same point. Now also i have to be loud to speak my heart.No...
    trappedwings trappedwings
    26-30, F
    Apr 15
    Today was the first day i let all the feelings ive kept inside out and cried myself to sleep. its funny that i can be surrounded by so many people yet none of them can see how...
    natttdd natttdd
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Apr 15
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3539431/KATIE-HOPKINS-British-Muslims-Really-Think-know-s-terrifying.html?ito=social-facebook Wake up America
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 15
    EVER REMEMBER THIS - - > JESUS LOVES YOU.
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 14
    World Rulers Have The System Which Keeps All Humans Unknowingly Psychologically Imprisoned http://ttimesofttrouble.webs.com/systemofhumancontrol.htm
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble
    56-60, M
    Apr 12
    just got put on haldol 15mg a day I hope it works soon
    allahdragon777 allahdragon777
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 11
    I need to love if you hate people and dark and twisted please talk to me I'm a very ****** up person I love creepy people/guys
    Tenshouhifuhihifuu Tenshouhifuhihifuu
    13-15, F
    Apr 11
    http://exp2.xyz It's a new experience project site. Sign up if you want to use a site just like this one.
    Daddyofkitten Daddyofkitten
    26-30, M
    Apr 11
    Honestly I'm tired I have to many issues I'm not like any human being I don't like sex I'm sadistic I'm a psychopath I'm bipolar I have MPD I really like blood I just want a friend...
    Tenshouhifuhihifuu Tenshouhifuhihifuu
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Apr 11
    To all you struggling guys, all you have to do is listen and actually consider and think about her feelings and you'll be golden. You're welcome
    Tallguy2223 Tallguy2223
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 11
    I am 29 years old hindu punjabi guy seeking best suitable match for myself I am an IT professional working in delhi.I am fun loving spiritual and religious guy with a good family...
    punjabimoc punjabimoc
    26-30, M
    Apr 11
    The biggest fallacy of the world is that you are alone. No matter how dark it gets someone out there wants to help. Think about them before you doing anything they wouldn't want...
    WinterRose26 WinterRose26
    18-21, M
    Apr 11
    How can you love someone so much and it all be one sided? You spend so much time with this one person and it not be enough. They say that they still love you or whatever but you...
    KeKeNae KeKeNae
    18-21, F
    Apr 10
    hi I wood love to have a real life which friend
    slm300 slm300
    31-35, M
    Apr 10
    This girl is so mean to me at school but when I'm with her at her house, she's really nice
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 10
    courage is the cutting off of tape that acts as the enclosure to our safe zone
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 10
    voxer me I have schizophrenia and am looking for others with the same my voxer is dhodge569
    allahdragon777 allahdragon777
    22-25, M
    Apr 10
    I can't begin to understand for the life of me most things like Life and other things. But I can say what I did somehow figure out. Life is too precious and short to be too much of...
    SMLMystery1 SMLMystery1
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 10
    don't read into things...i do try. but its my nature to want to understand all that happens around me. the people who are important to me are ones I am desperate to understand...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    Apr 10
    All I want to find is a naughty cheerleader, nurse, Asian, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Filipino, Malaysian,or Thai girlfriend that atleast sends pictures, you don't have to be horny...
    vicedragon2 vicedragon2
    18-21, M
    Apr 9
    What Yehovah God Sees - How He Shapes and Molds His Chosenhttp://timesofroubles.webs.com/index.htm
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble
    56-60, M
    Apr 8
    This story was flagged and removed from another website, so I might as well post it here. I won't mention the name of the site, as that would be inappropriate. The story was...
    Rutterman Rutterman
    36-40, M
    9 Responses Apr 7
    Ok, one last story before I go. I just happened to remember this, while drinking my coffee this morning. I retired two years ago from a company I had worked for for 18 years...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 7
    Why are these newer generations so sensitive?!? Let's get real... Why are we so sensitive?? What's happening to us?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 7
    I will be deleting my account shortly. It has been nice to share my thoughts on a topic that few sites outside of EP would allow. Hopefully EP will be back, and we can all share...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 6
    Okay it's like this idc what you actually think about me or whatever but hey if you have something to say just say it and quit following me around with your attitude IDC if nobody...
    onetwistedbitch onetwistedbitch
    18-21, F
    Apr 6
    I was sent an email from a friend that had me read a study of the reasons for my crazy mood swings that has basically cause the young lady I met here, so many problems with me. I...
    boldtimer boldtimer
    66-70, M
    Apr 6
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