obsessive personality disorder

“You don’t seem like you have a disorder”

Well yeah because I get shunned every time I show signs.

mental illness is not a competition. it doesn’t matter if others have “worse” or more prominent symptoms than you. it’s different for everyone. you are valid, and you’re working to improve; that’s beautiful.

someone once told me that “obsession isn’t the same thing as love” and tbh it shook me up and i still think about it because… do i even love??? or am i just obsessed with everything that i’m passionate about? because w bpd, when i love something, i become obsessed with it, so for someone to tell me that those two aren’t interchangeable really messed me up

Schizophrenia needs awareness. Dissociative identity disorder needs awareness. Obsessive compulsive disorder needs awareness. Dementia needs awareness. Depersonalization needs awareness. Tourette’s syndrome needs awareness. Kleptomania needs awareness. Bipolar disorder needs awareness. Dermatillomania needs awareness. Trichotillomania needs awareness. Schizoaffective disorder needs awareness. Selective mutism needs awareness. Borderline personality disorder needs awareness. Narcissistic personality disorder needs awareness. There are so many things that need awareness. Don’t preach advocacy for the well known disorders or conditions and then shove everything else to the side. Please, don’t limit your knowledge to just a select few.

  • me: *gets triggered by something minuscule like my Doritos being touched* *starts developing an anxiety attack* *tries fighting the overwhelming urge to kill myself*
  • person: "Why are you suddenly suicidal over nothing?"
  • me to said person: "lol, remember when I wanted to kill myself over Doritos? How pointless was that? haha, good times.."
when ur mentally ill and have no way of ever knowing if youre ever 100% percent right
  • teacher: add 3 to the end of each equation then multiply it by 2
  • me: add 3 to the-
  • brain: wrong
  • me: no im positive you add 3 and multiply by 2
  • brain: youre wrong. you need to check your notes
  • notes: add 3 multiply by 2
  • brain: you miswrote. ask the teacher
  • teacher: add 3 multiply by 2
  • brain: you misheard. as-
I used to be pretty, when you thought I was,
I’m not pretty anymore because you never compliment me,
I’m not good anymore because you don’t talk to me as often.
I’m sorry and I’m sorry..
It’s not as if things are going horribly;
I could go either way any minute, and I was trying so hard to be healthy until I heard you were back on drugs and I decided I didn’t care about life anymore I just want to relapse and I did,
I was trying to beat my eating disorder because you said I wasn’t healthy, but then I heard
you liked skinny girls
I wanted to wake up to see the sun rise and stay up to see it set until I saw you slept most of the day away
I was going to get a GED until you went to college
I was good before you said you liked bad.
I was bad until you said I was good. I’m so sorry.
—  Favorite Person
‘Acting Out’ vs ‘Acting In’

Acting out and acting in are types of behaviour that are very commonly seen in personality disorders. 

Typically, Cluster A (eccentric) and Cluster C (anxious) personality disorders, including Paranoid Personality Disorder, Schizotypal Personality Disorder, Schizoid Personality Disorder, Avoidant Personality Disorder, Dependent Personality Disorder, and Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder tend to exhibit ‘acting in’ behaviours. 

Cluster B (dramatic) personality disorders, including Antisocial Personality Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Histrionic Personality Disorder and Narcissistic Personality Disorder tend to exhibit ‘acting out’ behaviours.

Keep reading