Erotomania: When Love is a Delusion

Today, erotomania is recognized in the 5th Edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) as an example of delusional disorder, though it’s well known that erotomanic delusions can be found in other psychiatric conditions like schizophrenia or bipolar disorder as well

My mother didn’t have ENOUGH interest in sex and my dad turned toward his children.

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I thought I was in love with my former therapist.

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“Love is a serious mental disease.” - Plato

Already thought that long before reading that quote.

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Once I prepared my home for the arrival of a woman, who has never talked to me. I thought she would come for sex.
Once, I asked telepathically the journalist on the tv if she likes me, and she said yes, and I sent her a message on Instagram. Almost a stalker

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I was forever in fantasy relationships and can relate. With some decent paranoia it makes a hard life when your trying to form normal relationships. I’m glad that on meds I can have regular romantic relationships with women. Delusionville is no fun at all!


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