Surviving with a mental patient

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  1. remnant

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    Ever stayed with somebody with mental or emotional problems? They are usually unpredictable and act on a whim. I used to live with my brother who developed the condition from drug abuse. I used to live on the edge since he became paranoid and suspicious and he would attack me for no reason. Some of these attacks were serious though he seems to have recovered lost ground nowadays.
     
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  2. lonewolf

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    I had a friend who was a paranoid schizophrenic, was also a drug addict and a drug dealer. he'd ask my advice on something then do the exact opposite, he'd come and visit for a week and stay in bed until tea time. we used to call him my "psychic vampire". have lost touch over the last few years as we have both moved around a bit.
     
  3. terryse

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    My eldest son married a woman whose brother was schizophrenic. He had two academic degrees to his name but because of his mental illness, he became a pitiful figure in the household of my son for many years until one day he hanged himself and committed suicide.
     
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  4. Endure

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    Mmm of course. Every person that came from a large family core probably had to deal with a deranged family member. I do, and my brother is pretty unstable when it comes of handling stress,depression, anger, but outside of those situation is a pretty normal person. He is not currently a mental patient, but We know how to cope with his uproar episodes, only last like that for 1 hour or 2.
     
  5. lonewolf

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    trying to survive with someone with a mental problem in a Post collapse world probably isn't doable .
     
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  6. Lee CT NE

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    I worked for a number of years as a Registered Nurse in a Psychiatric Facility. I learned alot during those years, especially addictive behaviors and schizophrenic, AKA manic depressive, folks.

    In a survival situation, it wouldn't be possible for folks with mental illness to cope. It would overwhelm them and in essence endanger others.
     
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  7. Old Geezer

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    One of my undergrad majors was psych, did some practicum, plus I once worked a short while (year or so) with psychotics that had a history of violence. I agree with lonewolf and with Lee CT NE. A good friend of mine was finally forced to commit his wife. I watched that horror story unfold over a period of years -- this was way past tragic. The fellow had the patience of three saints.

    That being said, it has been documented that during WWII, when staff abandoned some psych hospitals, a goodly percentage of the patients took over the duties of running these places. Go figure.

    Talk about having to come up with 55 gallon barrels of tough love!
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  8. lonewolf

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    in a post collapse world you'll have enough problems surviving let alone looking after a mental patient.
     
  9. jeager

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    That's the hard TRUTH isn't it!
    I dearly love my fiance BUT her daughter is paranoid schizophrenic.
    She ain't none to bright either. I suspect her I.Q. might be low 70's at best.
    If she were bright I suspect her p.s. might be much worse.
    I've know people that appeared genius but were a half a bubble off center; five fries
    shy of a happy meal.
    Medicated she is o.k. at best but still pretty darned dumb.
    If there was a collapse I'd leave my fiance and para skiz daughter to HER family to worry
    about.
    I live in the country on 15 acres of mostly woods with game to eat as well as prepping.
    NONE of her family preps in any way and won't even broach the subject.
    I can't care for everybody.
    Hard? Sure it's hard, even harsh, but so is survival.
    My fiance is a wonderful, independent business woman that has a decent income
    BUT! She's legally BLIND.
    She can't drive, can't cook, can't shop, can't much..................and darned sure can't SHOOT!
    I could take her to my home in the country but she'd want her mentally ill daughter.
    Can't do that.
    Let her daughters perverted boy friend care for her.
    Her daughters boy friend IS a pervert with over 200 porn flicks in his "library" and
    he's screwing a mentally ill woman who is boarder line retarded.
    I have no use for the creep.
    I'll take care of me and mine and if I could you and yours.
    My middle son, now 45, lives in my home in the country and he CAN cook, shoot, learn, etc.
    I'd take my 17 year old also. He's my baby and a fine, decent, intelligent, young man and he
    CAN shoot.:D
     
  10. jeager

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    By the way I'm a retired police officer, S.W.A.T, detective, shift commander.................

    I've SEEN para schiz patients go postal and it's UGLY.
    One man stabbed his 80 something mother to death in the FACE with a BUTTER KNIFE.
    She must have suffered terribly before the long sleep.
    Another mental case broke into a retired, single, elderly, teachers home and stabbed her
    so many time that the coroner simply wrote "multiple stab wounds" on his report.
    He used a pocket knife with a 2" blade and the deceased teacher was obese.
    You know she died a lingering death by blood loss as he RAPED HER.
    The nut went to a "hospital" for the criminally insane.
    Want to bet they medicated him and he was released in a few years?
    No wonder I have p.t.s.d.:eek:
    I EARNED it!:confused:
     
  11. lonewolf

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    nope, we cant look after everyone nor should we try, my DUTY is to me and mine, not to people who cant be bothered to prepare but instead spend all their money on phones, gadgets and foreign holidays, I look forward to what may happen in the near future, they cant even see past next week!!
     
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  12. jeager

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    I recall reading when the Japanese invaded islands to use a bases for Imperial expansion.
    One island was a place were various nations shipped the insane and lepers.
    The Japanese put them all on a barge, sent it out to sea and SANK IT!
    I understand that. Not a nice thing to do and don't know if I'd take part in such but
    I DO understand it.
    I dearly love my fiance but she is legally blind.
    She can't cook, drive, do dishes, etc.
    Her 41 year old daughter is paranoid schizophrenic. Kind of o.k. when on meds but borderline...................

    STUPID. I mean stupid as in dumb as a stump and crazy as an outhouse mouse.

    Sorry there is NO PLACE for the daughter in my prepping plans and perhaps none in
    my plans for my fiance.
    Hard? Sure it's hard but I have MY OWN family to help provide for and they can help me help them.
    I'm 70, have 4 kids, youngest is a fine 17 year old. 17!!!!!!!!!! How'd that happen???
    His momma was much younger with big bo.................ah, chest.:)
    He's a fine son and a crack shot.
    My 45 year old lives in my home in the country and the two boys and I will likely be
    fine.
    Well, pretty much as fine as any I suppose. There are no promises in life.
    We do what we can and demonstrate our faith in a Higher Power.
     
  13. lonewolf

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    I don't think it is possible to survive with someone with a mental affliction, they will always do something unexpected and irrational, this very thing could be hazardous to YOUR health, wellbeing and your very survival.
     
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  14. jeager

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    Yes. Hard choices for hard times.
    Wonder? What if in a shtf situation prisoners were release em mass?
    I'm thinking that if possible shoot on sight.
     
  15. lonewolf

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    depends where they want to go? I expect most of them will just go home.
     
  16. jeager

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    Really? How are they going to do that.
    Most likely the "home" is not very close to the facility they left.
    It's unlikely prisoners will have any clothes, money, transportation..........................
    Or is there a prisoner fairy that blinks things needed into existence?
    Perhaps they will go to the nearest church and ask for Christian charity?
    Very, very, few if any, of those I put in prison didn't commit crimes soon after legal release
    let along prisoners escaping confinement in a post shtf world.
    Felons leaving confinement legally in the best of circumstances re-commit and are
    incarcerated once again.
    Only 20% of those that re-commit get caught again. If they keep on committing criminal
    acts they eventually do get caught. Or killed.
    I was close friends with a man that did 7 years in a prison that did go straight and he was
    a fine man.
    Rare however.
    A Pollyanna attitude might get you a poked in the brown round and killed.
    I recall a man that I put away for about 6 hard years.
    He started using a stolen gun to commit armed robberies again very soon after he was
    released on parole.
    I caught the guy in a bus station and grabbed him from behind with my revolver to his
    head!
    The idiot had a .25 auto in his pocket and tried to gut shoot me.
    I crack upside his noggin stopped that crap.
    Perhaps he's still in the joint. I hope so.
    Here: Memorize this and see if it helps when goblins are at the gate.


    It's a beautiful day in this neighborhood,
    A beautiful day for a neighbor.
    Would you be mine?
    Could you be mine?...


    It's a neighborly day in this beauty wood,
    A neighborly day for a beauty.
    Would you be mine?
    Could you be mine?...

    I've always wanted to have a neighbor just like you.
    I've always wanted to live in a neighborhood with you.


    Now what do I do in a post shtf and people are dying, starving and a lady with kids comes by
    pleading for food or else she and her kids will surely die?

    I TAKE THEM IN AND FEED THEM AND HELP THEM!

    That's what this hardened ol' fool does.
    After all I answer to a Higher Authority than mere man.
    FAITH: A belief in something that cannot be proven nor disproved.
    There is an Ultimate Authority.
    We all die sometime.
     
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  17. lonewolf

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    i dont know where you live, but I live out in the middle of the English Countryside several hundreds of miles from any city and nowhere near any prison, there is no reason for any felon to come within 100 miles of my location.
    when they are released they are released with a rail warrant which enables them to get a train home to their family, if they have one, or to their desired location if not. there are no trains to my location, in fact no rails-they were all taken up in the mid 60s and the land is now farm land. the main line goes along the south coast many, many miles from my location.
    the reason I moved here was because of the remote location.
    what has this got to do with surviving with a mental patient?
     
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  18. Bushdoctor

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    I didnt think the U.K. was big enough to have anywhere that is several hundreds of miles from any city.
     
  19. lonewolf

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    yes, the big cities are London and the Midlands, Birmingham, Manchester, Bolton , Coventry etc, all up north.
    I live in the far south west, the bit that sticks out into the Atlantic on the bottom left hand side of the UK map.
     
  20. jeager

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    I wish Sir Churchill where alive today.
    The world could use him as an example of a fine leader.
    I'm thankful for Mr. Trump.
    The alternative was simply unthinkable.
    We, in the U.S. , are the only nation with anything like a Second Amendment.
    I'd like to keep it.

    Please don't harp about the crime rate.
    The U.S. is the largest melting pot of diverse races, cultures, and religions.
    Sad as it is our freedoms are the very things that make it easy for criminals and illegals.
    That is way we have courts and prisons.

    The U.S does not have the highest homicide rate. Not by a long shot.
    But the US is not even in the top 100 for annual homicide rates when compared to the rest of the world.

    Go here and be surprised.

    https://pri.org/stories/2016-06-27/map-here-are-countries-worlds-highest-murder-rates
     
  21. jeager

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    Right. And I won't even try.
    My fiances' daughter is crazy as an outhouse mouse.
    Almost anything will set her off into a frenzy. Sometimes I lock our bedroom door out of fear
    I'll wake up with a knife in my chest.
    I've strongly considered ending our relationship because of the crazy daughter.
    Sadly the fiance lied to me in the beginning about the daughter saying she was "slow and not
    where she wants to be in life."
    Had I known she was that insane I'd have run like a rabbit.
    Even more crazy than the daughter is the guy sleeping with her.
    He's 25 or so years older than her. Not a deal breaker because of age difference but he's a PERVERT!
    His own adult children call him a pervert.
    Why?
    Evidently he has a huge collection of porno film/tapes.
    Rumor has it he also has kiddie porn.
    If I knew he had kiddie porn I've sure squeal my guts out to the police.
    Possession of kiddie porn is soooooooooooooooo illegal............and perverted.

    They are NOT in my prepper plans and the surviving world would be better off without them.

    The daughter, age 42, is paranoid schizophrenic which means...........
    paranoid.........everything in the world, anything at all, is all about her.
    1. a long-term mental disorder of a type involving a breakdown in the relation between thought, emotion, and behavior, leading to faulty perception, inappropriate actions and feelings, withdrawal from reality and personal relationships into fantasy and delusion, and a sense of mental fragmentation.
    Paranoid thinking typically includes persecutory, or beliefs of conspiracy concerning a perceived threat towards oneself (e.g. "Everyone is out to get me").

    I once told the nut that the government was listening to the phone calls of all
    paranoid schizophrenics.
    Poor child wouldn't talk on the phone for weeks.
    ( o.k. so I'm awful.)
    I don't know how many cars she's wrecked and how many cars she's hit and left
    the accident and didn't get caught.
    There is a body repairman that hides her car and repairs it in a day or so if possible.
    If not she takes her moms car. She's wrecked that one also.
    Wonder how much the repairman gets paid?
    And how he gets paid.
    In any event she, nor her pervert sex buddy, have a place in a post shtf world.
    Surviving preppers don't need crazy people to care for.
    If any prepper has abnormal or sick people to care for post shtf I'll pray for 'em.
    I'm diabetic and without meds I'll die.
    I know that. I accept that.
    That won't prevent from from prepping however.
    I just might live without the meds.
    How knows. A prepper diet might be good for me.
     
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  22. lonewolf

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    the only person I shall be surviving with is the wife, anyone else can bugger orf!!!
     
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  23. jeager

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    Yup.
    My fiance's daughter is crazy as an outhouse mouse.
    The leaf blower wouldn't start for her today so she threw it down and drove off in a huff.
    Normal for her.
    She came back an hour later with a brand new $150 buck leaf blower and couldn't start that one.
    I put gas in it and if fired right up.
    baaaaaaaaaaaaa-hawwwwwwwwwwwwwwww

    The insane one has zero place in my plans for prepping. NONE.
    Once she read about a total eclipse of the sun someplace in the world so she left again in a huff
    returning with $100 bucks worth of flashlight batteries.:eek:

    When no eclipse happened here in Ohio she tried to take the batteries back for a refund.
    No dice.
    She went to a jewelry store to buy a necklace on sale for $19 bucks and came back with $5,000 bucks
    worth of jewelry.
    The store took it back for a refund after her mother went ballistic.
    The crazed one co-signed for a "friends" new Cadillac and got sued when when the "friend"
    didn't make payments.
    Nope. Not in my shtf plans.
    The crazy woman ran a pick-up off the road and left the scene.
    She's done that several times.
    Why she has a drivers license is beyond me.
    Nope. Not in my plans at all.
    Huge liability you see.
    Think I'm harsh? Too bad. Serious situations demand serious decisions.
    By the way. I do try to look after the poor woman as best I can but she resents any kindness.
    Even more insane is the guy having sex with her.
    No there's a horrible thought.
    Her "man" is 30 years older and a porn addict.
    ewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww
    Both can fend for themselves.
     
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    That's the hard TRUTH isn't it!
    I dearly love my fiance BUT her daughter is paranoid schizophrenic.
    She ain't none to bright either. I suspect her I.Q. might be low 70's at best.
    If she were bright I suspect her p.s. might be much worse.
    I've know people that appeared genius but were a half a bubble off center; five fries
    shy of a happy meal.
    Medicated she is o.k. at best but still pretty darned dumb.
    If there was a collapse I'd leave my fiance and para skiz daughter to HER family to worry
    about.
    I live in the country on 15 acres of mostly woods with game to eat as well as prepping.
    NONE of her family preps in any way and won't even broach the subject.
    I can't care for everybody.
    Hard? Sure it's hard, even harsh, but so is survival.
    My fiance is a wonderful, independent business woman that has a decent income
    BUT! She's legally BLIND.
    She can't drive, can't cook, can't shop, can't much..................and darned sure can't SHOOT!
    I could take her to my home in the country but she'd want her mentally ill daughter.
    Can't do that.
    Let her daughters perverted boy friend care for her.
    Her daughters boy friend IS a pervert with over 200 porn flicks in his "library" and
    he's screwing a mentally ill woman who is boarder line retarded.
    I have no use for the creep.
    I'll take care of me and mine and if I could you and yours.
    My middle son, now 45, lives in my home in the country and he CAN cook, shoot, learn, etc.
    I'd take my 17 year old also. He's my baby and a fine, decent, intelligent, young man and he
    CAN shoot.:D
     
  25. jeager

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    Tonight my fiances' daughter, Linda the crazed one, thinks I'm Fat Albert.
    Really??????

    Then she accused me of pissing in her bed!

    O.M.G. !!!

    I'm gonna find me a nice big garter snake and put it under her pillow.

    Bawwwwwwwwwwwwwww-hawwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww.

    I won't but it's a fine thought.

    It's a shame but I'm leaving my fiance.
    I have to survive and I'm tired of sleeping here making sure the bedroom door is locked from
    fear the crazed one will stick a knife in me while I'm sleeping.

    The crazed one resents anyone taking her mothers time and attention from her.
    Paranoid means everything is about the afflicted.
    Good or bad, it's all about them.
     
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