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.

Leia Waller9 days 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 McLean20 days 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 Shaw2 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 Deyarmin2 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 Atwood2 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 Morgan2 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 Wong2 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 Paul2 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 Dudas2 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 Didway3 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 Parks3 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...
C.A. M3 months ago
Self-Destructive or Self-Preservation?
When it comes to my adventures with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), one of the biggest things I struggle with is the poor impulse control and self-destructive behaviour. There are a few forms o...
Kaylie Granoff3 months ago
BPD & Me
"I suffer from BPD." "What's that?" "Borderline Personality Disorder." "Oh my god, what is that?" I love this conversation. I've had it so many times I've lost count now, and it always brings me the s...
Ross Trowbridge4 months ago
Save Yourself
My name is Ross Trowbridge. I have Borderline Personality Disorder and am not ashamed. I’ll start off by saying I once was. I was riddled with fear, anxiety, guilt. I lived day by day, week by week, a...
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Ricardo Busta4 months ago
Psychopath
Psychopathy is a personality disorder that is characterized by egomaniacal behavior, manipulation, impulsivity, and the inability to feel empathy for others. Psychopaths are accomplished actors that u...
Iria Vasquez-Paez4 months ago
Narcissism
Narcissists need to be right to the exclusion of other viewpoints. They are busy projecting onto others traits they find unacceptable in themselves. It is their way or the highway. They are unwilling ...
Iria Vasquez-Paez4 months ago
Why Histrionic Personality Is Hard to Deal With
Histrionics who have narcissism as well need to be the center of attention in all interactions. We are, however, discussing plain old histrionics in this regard. They need to be the center of attentio...