Your personality is your unique way of thinking, understanding, reacting, and relating to people.
A personality disorder is not just an unusual personality. It's when your personality traits cause significant problems in your life or keep you from relating normally to others.
Paranoid personality disorder is:
People with paranoid personality disorder often:
See other people as hostile and dangerous and out to harm or cheat them
Misinterpret others' words or actions as insults when they aren't meant that way
Hold grudges, demand loyalty, and overreact when they think someone has betrayed them
Have trouble forming close relationships because they don't trust people
Are quick to lash out when they feel threatened