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What do I have?

  1. Oct 29, 2006 #1
    Trying to psychologically diagnose myself without any previous psychology lessons it's proving difficult.

    -I don't 'care' (in the, care about insults, care about people type sense) about things.
    -I think I'm the best, but I don't think it's narcissism because I know my faults, I'm not oblivious to them, I just don't care about them. I'm not oblivious to criticism.
    -I'm apathetic to just about all 'negative' emotions, I'm nearly always Happy or Neutral. I extremely seldom (I can't remember when) sad, and I've never been depressed. But I do get irritated and angry sometimes.
    -Despite not caring about things I don't break the law, and I'm not really impulsive.
    -I'm extremely lazy and indecisive.
    -Fairly anti-social except maybe with a few good friends that share my sense of humor etc. Again I don't really care, but I lose just about all motivation to socialize in large groups.

    Actually the amount I don't care even extends to this as well, I honestly don't care what I have, but I do think I 'have' something. I'm just curious really. I can't comprehend how people actually care about insults against them, or the opinions of others, or how they can get upset over stuff like that.

    Hmm I donno what else to put, I want to get a psych evaluation but I don't want to be put away when they find out I'm a danger to society or something haha :P
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  3. Oct 29, 2006 #2


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    You have a personality. :biggrin: It's a common affliction. :rofl:
  4. Oct 29, 2006 #3


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    You have been spending too much time with a psychology textbook. :biggrin: The affliction you have is called being normal and well-adjusted, maybe just a tad introverted if you prefer small groups of friends rather than large gatherings, but absolutely nothing wrong with that. :rofl:
  5. Oct 29, 2006 #4


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    You sound NORMAL, and admittedly, that's pretty UNUSUAL.
  6. Oct 29, 2006 #5
    You sound quite similar to me, seek immediate help :smile:
  7. Oct 29, 2006 #6
    I suggest a pound of chocolate, and stroll under a full moon..oh wait, thats for people with lunaphoiba.
    Ummmm for Lyssophobia, eat a pound of peanuts and lock yourself in a padded room.
  8. Oct 29, 2006 #7


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    What makes you think so?

    This sounds like someone who is garden-variety self-assured.

    This sounds like someone who has a garden variety complement of emotions.

    This sounds like someone who is garden variety lacking in solid direction in their lives.

    I would say your diagnosis is garden variety narcissicm. You, lilke everybody else, like to talk about yourself. Occasionally, you get the urge to turn the tables, and let other people talk about you for a while. :rolleyes:
  9. Oct 29, 2006 #8

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    Is there anything that you get excited over? Or is every day one mediocre experience after another? Any sources of adrenaline? Maybe you need a bike or some running shoes (that's my cure all for any affliction, except broken legs).
  10. Oct 29, 2006 #9
    Damn I was hoping it was something more serious so I could brag about it to my friends haha.

    Actually I don't like to really talk about myself really. Like I will, but it's not something I prefer over talking about other things. But it's sorta the same when wanting to hear about other people.

    And I don't look at myself in the mirror or 'love' myself, I just think I'm the best haha.

    The reason why I think I have something is because just about everyone is freakin' sad all the time. And I don't understand it hehe :P.

    As for things that I get excited over.

    -Realizing over and over that I'm the best.
    -Listening to death metal.
    -Learning something new and sweet in physics/otherscience.
    -Finding or playing a new and sweet computer game :D.
  11. Oct 29, 2006 #10


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    The people who are sad all of the time are the ones with the problem, not you. As the others have said, you sound like a perfectly normal person with the same doubts, fears, ego and all else that goes into being human. The fact that a fair number of us here are not normal might be confusing you. (I am one of several with ADD, and other disorders are rampant in PF.) We simply relate as normal to each other. :biggrin:
  12. Oct 29, 2006 #11

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    By the way, you are NOT the best!

    Not with Chroot around, anyhow.:wink:
  13. Oct 29, 2006 #12
    well, you should reprogram yourself by erasing the thought that you are the best.
    even if you are above average in the fields that you categorize as important(which by them you define yourself as the best), there will always be a better man to smash this belief of yours.

    being competative is bad(and comparing yourself to others is being competative), it makes you dependent on others. and as i see, you try to take the "i dont care" method on things that could have upset you if u did care, which is a good approach to life in my opinion. but comparing yourself to others, is caring, you care about your status in reference to others...
    comparing yourself to others, is being defined by others.

    i hope u unserstood something out of my mumbo jumbo...

    oh, and its kinda funny that you show your teen thoughts in a forum with people 3 times your age(maybe 2 times, if they are youngsters...no offence grandpas)
  14. Oct 29, 2006 #13
    I know there are people better in me in the feilds I deem important, but that doesn't change the fact that I'm the best. And honestly I don't care about my status in reference to others, I don't care if you think I'm good or not, or the best or not. I know I'm the best, and my opinion of myself is all that matters.
  15. Oct 29, 2006 #14
    I'm pretty sure the poster was just poking fun at the fact that you made this thread about what you may have, hence talking about yourself, and wanted other people to say stuff about you, hence other people well..saying stuff about you :tongue2:
  16. Oct 30, 2006 #15
    Or he was serious :P
  17. Oct 31, 2006 #16


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    Yet you've come here to solicit opinions about you.:rolleyes:

    There's nothing wrong with that, just don't pretend you're above caring about the opinions of others.
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  18. Oct 31, 2006 #17
    Looking at that list, I'm getting a pretty visual idea about what kind of lifestyle you have...

    And you're not the best. I am :tongue2:
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