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.

Borderline Personality Disorder
I am no newbie to the mental health field. I've been diagnosed with bipolar, anxiety, and obsessive compulsive disorder for years now. New diagnoses and meds do not phase me; I would even go so far as...
Nikki Bock21 days ago
I'm Codependent
I've always known that I'm a bit clingy. Maybe a tad controlling too. I like to make a plan and I like everything to go according to that plan. However, I only recently realized that there's a bit mor...
Chiara Marulloa month ago
To What Extent Is Attachment Theory Useful in Explaining the Origins of Personality Disorders? Discuss Critically.
Every infant need to stay close to the family and in particular to the principal caregivers, in order to feel safe and protect. When a person is threatened or under stress, he or she usually seek soci...
Quyaisha El-Bey2 months ago
15 Signs You're Dating a Narcissist
Too often do people think that a narcissist is an overall annoyingly vain person. We misuse the word when talking about one of our "crazy exes". Well, this is true to some extent but no one talks abou...
Ayesha Javed2 months ago
I Survived
I’ve kept so much to myself since the last three years. That was never me, I always loved to share myself with other people. Things changed though and i became very silent but now i feel the need to s...
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Erin Wiggan2 months 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 ...
Shaye Goodenough2 months ago
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 Armstrong3 months 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 Turner3 months 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 Terese4 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 Waller4 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 McLean5 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 Shaw6 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 Deyarmin6 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 Atwood6 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 Morgan6 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 Wong6 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...