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Story 1 Hi, I am a 25-year-old female scientist. I live in Denmark, a small Scandinavian country. I have ....
   
Story 2 I am a 53 year old male who had APD as long as I can remember. As a child I was very shy......
   
Story 3 I am a 35 year old male and I am an avoidant personality. I know that you can appreciate.......
   
Story 4 I don't know where to begin in all of this.  I found this website by accident trying to find a disorder ......
   
Story 5 I believe that my potential for a fulfilling life was taken from me between the ages of 4 and 14.....
   
Story 6 I am not doing too bad. I have a job, wife and two healthy, intelligent daughters......
   
Story 7 I'm a 25 year old woman from Ontario, Canada. I stumbled on this website while browsing through......
   
Story 8 My name is Dave and I am 18.  I have recently been diagnosed with avoidant personality disorder .....
   
Story 9 I have always known, from very young, that I was different from other people. I have felt.....
   
Story 10 I am a 46 year old woman who came across the term "Avoidant Personality Disorder".....
   
Story 11 I've always known there is something "wrong" with me. I'm closing in on 40.....
   
Story 12 I realized that I have APD about 4 years ago.  Now I'm 30(male) and still can't figure out.....
   
Story 13 I think it will be best if I describe my current symptoms, as the disorder is wreaking more havoc with.....
   
Story 14 I can't remember exactly when or how it started, but I knew I was very different from anyone else.....
   
Story 15 I have been this way for as long as I can remember getting worse as I got older. I would rather....
   
Story 16 Hearing that AvPD is the stepchild's disorder struck a definite cord. My parents.....
   
Story 17 I am a 24 year old woman living in California. Lately I find myself more and more....
   
Story 18 I'm 29, have a law degree, pretty nice car (self image) and quite adequate social position...
   
Story 19 Iím a 27 year old woman and I just found out about Avoidant Personality Disorder on this site....
   
Story 20 Like most of the other stories I've read on this website, mine is a case where...
   
Story 21 I'm a 51 y.o. woman trying to find others like me.  I think APD may come close...
   
Story 22 I was always a shy person as far back as I can remember. The real early memories...
   
Story 23 I clearly remember the age when things changed for me, so as to define a cause...
   
Story 24 Where to begin?  I'm not sure I can add more to what's already been said here, but maybe ...
   
Story 25 This is VERY hard for me.  My defenses are 52 years in the making.  I don't know if...
   
Story 26 Just found out about the concept of APD, and it so clearly sums up the way I tend to see the world...
   
Story 27 I read so much that is familiar in each story here. I am 62 and feel as though I have been swimming...
   
Story 28 I've always been the shy and quiet one, but to a normal degree. It started getting really bad...
   
Story 29 I am a forty year old woman who is a lonely loner.  I have never felt that I fitted in with people...
   
Story 30 I am a loner with no close friends and a very strained relationship with my parents...
   
Story 31 I'm 17 and have had this disorder for as long as I can remember. my mother was extremely schizophrenic...
   
Story 32 I am a young female from the United States. I had a normal childhood growing up. I seemed like...
   
Story 33 I'm 45 years old. I have never had an intimate relationship of any kind. It's my deep dark secret...
   
Story 34 Hi. I'm a under 20 year old girl from NZ, and I have no idea if I have AvPD. I have many symptoms...
   
Story 35 I have all the hallmarks these people described.  The fear in certain social situations like parties...
   
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