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.

Eva May Juez2 years ago
Drowning the Moon
One day, the sun didn't come up. I walked to school under the silver moonlight with my backpack on one shoulder and tried to remember if I'd locked the door. I wasn't sure but it was too late to go ba...
Anne Rose2 years ago
How To Survive Marriage (and Divorce) with Borderline Personality Disorder
From an outsider's perspective, someone with Borderline Personality Disorder can seem somewhat unstable, mean, spiteful, and childish. Unfortunately, people suffering with the disorder are quite good ...
SR James2 years ago
Borderline Personality Disorder Diagnosis
Borderline Personality Disorder, or BPD, is a personality disorder which effects the way the sufferer interacts with others, the way they think, and their beliefs. It can be grouped in to four unique ...
Claire Raymond2 years ago
Avoidant Personality Disorder
Shyness and a reluctance to socialize are normal for a lot of people, and it is not unusual for someone to be particularly sensitive to criticism. But for the two percent of the population that suffer...
Courtney Jackson2 years ago
Things That Will Most Likely Happen When You Stand Up to a Narcissist
Many of us have met, dated, worked with, been friends with, or are related to at least one narcissist. You know who they are. Those impossible, self-absorbed individuals that hurt us, and yet, in the ...
Lyndsie Jines2 years ago
What is Borderline Personality Disorder?
Hi. I’m Lyndsie and my brain has chosen 5:30 in the morning as a prime time to have motivation to write. I haven’t had any sleep either. I keep telling my brain that, but it persistently refuses to li...
Hannah Evans2 years ago
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Claire Raymond2 years ago
Dependent Personality Disorder
We have all met someone that is a little bit too "clingy" or co-dependent for our liking; they seem to be unable to make their own decisions, or they have absolutely no opinion on anything. These peop...
Claire Raymond2 years ago
What is a Narcissist?
We throw the word narcissist around a lot these days, we use it to mean someone who has a very high opinion of themselves and thinks that they are perfect in just about every way. But in reality, genu...
Claire Raymond2 years ago
What Is a Psychopath?
The term "psychopath" is thrown around a lot in modern society. We use it to describe someone who has no control over their actions and behaves in a very unhinged manner. The word itself conjures up i...
The Psychotherapeutic Art of Kintsugi
For the past two years, I have been engaged with the process of psychoanalytical psychotherapy. It was my mum who suggested it initially. She is the only person I know who started on this journey hers...
Derealization
Imagine, if you will, completing a task. Let’s make it a very simple task: brushing your teeth—a very mundane, everyday task that we all do. You wet your toothbrush, squeeze out the gunk, and begin to...
Elise Spiller2 years ago
My Introvert
Walking into the cafeteria is like being dropped in the middle of the ocean. You stare up at the rising wave of voices and see thousands of eyes looking at you and you only. Sitting at a table by your...
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Megan gallant2 years ago
Forever Began
I am in love with THE most perfectly imperfect human being!! <3 Let me explain that statement. One year ago, I was on dating apps looking for true love. Cheesy line after cheesy line and date after da...
Tambré Bryant2 years ago
Structure of the Deviant Act
An Interview on Deviance Introduction In looking at the structure of a deviant act one must put together somewhat of a puzzle by back tracking thoughts, motives, and environment. This paper will take ...
Lexus Tackett2 years ago
Basic Psychology 1
We all have heard the term psychopath or sociopath at least once in our lives; whether it's in movies, books, or even being called one, these terms aren't unusual. They are both big factors in any psy...
Kelsey Park2 years ago
I'm Not Crazy, I'm Borderline
I have borderline personality disorder, and according to my shrink, it's a pretty extreme case of it. I know, I know, I'm basically fucked, right? Who is going to want to hire, marry, or otherwise soc...
Genevieve Mann2 years ago
How Narcissists Are Created
Narcissists are among the most despised people on the planet. While other dysfunctional personalities evoke sympathy in people, pathological narcissists do not. People often feel pity for the narcissistic personality at first — especially if the narcissist presents themselves as a helpless victim, as many narcissists will — but this is usually very short-lived because narcissists are so terribly controlling, abusive and hateful. It is impossible to feel pity or sympathy for a person who works so...