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Does your negative symptoms or meds stop you from making friends

I have a hard time socializing

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Is does for me because I can’t connect properly because I wind up thinking there working for the research facility that tracks me
Or I can’t socialize enough to be a good friend to them

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I would say it’s my lifetime Aspergic symptoms that have been the main reason I’ve struggled to make friends .

I don’t socialise face to face outside of the family/stepfamily. With it being just the stepfamily since I’ve been here.

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I think the thing that stops me from making good friends is the fact that people are by in large boring jerks. When I come across a quality person I put the effort into keeping them and sometimes I can and sometimes it doesn’t work out. Apparently I’m also a boring jerk.

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I can’t seem to make friends or keep friends.

I like to believe I have friends in spirit.

I don’t have friends except a friend who emails me a few times a year and lives far away.we don’t meet or chat or talk on phone etc so it’s just not enough.

Lots of people seem to hate me including many in my own family and my sister seems to hate me too and treats me badly and with disrespect.

I like to believe I have friends in spirit who love me and who I can even laugh with in spirit and I love and adore them.im not everyone’s cup of tea.

My x boyfriend and I did not have the same sense of humour nor did we have the same political and moral beliefs etc we had very different opinions but were still good partners who loved each other and took care of each other.

Delusions and symptoms have also kept me from socialising but there’s also difficulties with people wanting to boss me about and me be the push over and they can treat me badly and with disrespect and expect me to salute them or something well I’m not in the army and that stuff doesn’t suit me and I don’t want a part of it specially not like that.

The way my sister patted her hand to make me come and sit next to her was so suppressing and rude and disrespectful.she has lots of hate and disrespect for me and does not hold me high nor in love.

It is rare for me to feel comfortable around someone.

It is rare for me to feel connected to someone.

It is so nice when I spiritually just feel good with someone.

The woman I’m living with her parents don’t like me and others don’t either.

I was a bad friend when I was sick and when I was a binge drinker and lost my friends .
I miss having friends.

Lonely sometimes.

Yes symptoms have played a big part in me not being able to make and keep friends.

I want to find my people and be with my people.

It will make it easier dealing with the others.
Specially the haters .

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I feel like I am not likable so it is hard for me to make friends.

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Your not unlikable

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U r kind n a good gentlemen

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M having hard time to deal with myself and then comes others who I can socialize and all . It’s hard .

Yes. Either my meds or my sza illness or both make me isolate and withdraw a lot and spend a lot of time alone. I don’t spend a lot of time trying to reach out and make friends and every time I do reach out and try to make a friend, I fall flat on my face so, I don’t try very much at all as a consequence.

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Nope, my best friends are my dog and my cat.

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Thank you very much

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every once in a while i talk to my best friends i had when i was growing up, havent made any new friends maybe because i rarely go out

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i think it is very likely that delusions and paranoia play a very big part in blocking u from making fds becaue u dun see the reality very well and u r not very relaxed /capable to interact with them , trust them and talk with them in a manner which both have mutual trust for each other ( even though others are showing their love/trust/emotion to you probably u won’t receive it or feel it because u were in a paranoia state), i think it is only possible to build up good relationship when u got your mind out of these ■■■■■■■ hard rocks/blocks

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Schizophrenia and the stigma towards mental illness stop me from making friends.

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I struggle a lot… i don’t keep my friends. I don’t go out for fun.

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I think it’s just my personality.
I’m super introverted and always have been.

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I’m on risperidone and my mind is blank around people. Hard to make friends when you cant talk to people. Never had this problem before. I stopped trying to find friends or get into a relationship.