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Histrionic Personality Disorder

By Kevin Hibshman

Histrionic Personality Disorder

My sympathy gives way to disgust after witnessing his insatiable lust for attention.
He lives only to gorge on his own reflection, a multitude of mirrors in his possession.
I find the constant need for unwarranted affection distressing.

The show never ends.
There is never enough solicited fanfare to satisfy.
Every moment becomes a device to engage and to entice any hapless passers-by.

Altruistic gestures ring false if one only gives to receive something in return.
How can I reach you when you leave me doubting and suspicious?
How can I trust you when I realize the only thing that motivates you is your keen sense of self-interest?

Article © Kevin Hibshman. All rights reserved.
Published on 2021-01-04
Image(s) are public domain.
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