Likely it is that as people with this disorder, we are particularly sensitive to what our environment contains.
Hyper-vigilance and mistrust often accompany our thoughts, and though we may yearn in our souls for friendships, they often elude us.
Some of the signs that may indicate that a person has personality disorders are social isolation, mood swings, difficulty in controlling impulse, stormy relationships, outbursts of frustration and anger, and inability to trust other people.
We are a peculiar people; often others don't understand us and our avoidant personalities cause others to wonder or to judge.
His previous (and only) relationship 8 years ago was long distance and he ended up getting dumped.
Well, read the medical descriptions of Av PD provided.
If it feels like you've been pierced through your heart and a whole truck load of emotions hits you all at once; extreme anxiety (you may feel like choking, crying, throwing up...
In fact, around 15% of the people living in the United States meet the criteria for diagnosis for at least one type of personality disorder.
The most common types of personality disorders are obsessive compulsive disorder, paranoid disorder, and antisocial disorder.