personality disorder

Personality disorders are as complex as they are misunderstood; delve into this diagnosis and learn the typical cognitions, behaviors, and inner experience of those inflicted.

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Erin Wiggana day ago
Don’t Call Me Crazy
Being only sixteen years old and having to listen to the continuous lack of empathy due to mental illness is soul destroying. The controversy of mental health is affecting the way we communicate with ...
Pregnancy Cured My Borderline Personality Disorder
So, in February of this year, I was prescribed a magnificent medication called Sertraline (or Zoloft). Now a couple of weeks into taking it, I was on top of an eight-story building ready to jump. I wa...
The Hurricane Within Me
I'm lost again. My identity is nothing more than a floating existence with a name. I lie in bed and loathe myself, tears streaming down my face collecting on my pillow. I ask myself why repeatedly alr...
Verity Armstronga month ago
BPD and Me - 1
Borderline Personality Disorder—how can I describe it? The bane of my existence? The fears that keep you up all night? The sweat on your palms as you try to live through each moment? That, and more. A...
Sterling Turnera month ago
Daily Struggles of a Self-Proclaimed Genius/Sociopath
Every day is an act to try to be the best boyfriend or the best friend you could ever ask for. I act like an idiot to make close friends laugh, intentionally mispronouncing things, and placing myself ...
Heather Terese2 months ago
OCD vs. OCPD: Maybe It's Just Your Personality
Everyone has a friend that’s absurdly organized. With them, there’s a place for everything and everything’s in said place. They’re the type of person that’s got their closet organized by color, their ...
Leia Waller2 months ago
Living with BPD
I’ve struggled with my mental health for as long as I can remember. I have always realised that I was “different” from everyone else but couldn’t quite work out why. As a child, I didn’t follow the cr...
Danielle McLean3 months ago
BPD
Borderline personality disorder (BPD), also known as emotionally unstable personality disorder (EUPD), is a long-term pattern of abnormal behavior characterized by unstable relationships with other pe...
Luna Shaw4 months ago
Healer (Fiction)
The human mind is a piece of artwork: an intricately designed system allowing us to evolve into the most intelligent beings on the planet. We continue to grow, to learn, to pass on knowledge generatio...
Cortnee Deyarmin4 months ago
Living Past Eighteen
I didn't have a plan for the future. Why plan for a future life that I didn’t think was coming? They wanted you to plan for the future throughout high school. I was asked what I wanted to be in sevent...
Stephanie Atwood4 months ago
Sleeping with the Covert Narcissist
It can all feel so relishing; almost as if you are in a fairy tale romance and you are the prince or princess who pleases your significant other and you both are destined to live happily ever after, u...
Amanda Morgan4 months ago
I'm Miserable, So Why Can't I Leave?
I believe it is safe to say that most of us have been there ourselves, or someone we knew very well has been there. Regarding relationships, no matter what age or demographic, there is a re-occurring ...
Fiona Wong4 months ago
I'm Mentally Ill but I'm Also an Asshole
Revisiting a volatile relationship from my early 20s could either be the most enlightening experience of my week or it could make me want to chuck my phone across the room. I like to think that I'm no...
April Paul4 months ago
Narcissistic Personality Disorder
Surviving a relationship with a narcissist seems like an impossible task. The relationship is a hit-and-run and you're left feeling numb inside wondering what happened. Everything you felt, trusted, a...
Maura Dudas4 months ago
Psychopathy and Juju
Statistically 1% of the general population is diagnosed with psychopathy, which is something the night's talker, Jessica, points out in the first couple of minutes. She has worked in the forensic fiel...
Jess Didway5 months ago
Living with Borderline Personality Disorder – Rx Me Good, Part 1
December 2017, As I entered our local behavioral health office, I couldn’t stop the anxious shivers that ran up my spine. I wasn’t chilled from the weather—southern Oregon being unusually warm for win...
Anais Parks5 months ago
How to Spot a Sociopath
Let’s start with the main traits of a sociopath, which is commonly referred to as anti-social personality disorder. Although sociopathy and psychopathy are both called this, they are different because...
Borderline Personality Disorder: What They Don't Tell You
Being diagnosed with borderline personality disorder (BPD) was both a relief and a living nightmare for me. On the one hand, I knew I had most of the symptoms of the mental illness, and it explained a...