May 8, 2020 in Counseling
Learn about the different types of personality disorders.
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How do I fix a marriage after cheating??
My husband of 5 years has cheated on me. I'm heartbroken. Can I fix our marriage?? Is there hope for us?? Will things get better? Please help
We both have insecurities and trust issues due to past relationships... So, there's the back and forth accusations, yelling, name calling, etc. We are both extremely jealous and have no communication skills. We love each other but sometimes Love isn't enough to make someone understand that you aren't going to hurt them. How can we help each other overcome these issues?
Am I over reacting? Am I the one in the wrong no him
Ok I've been with my boyfriend for 3 years now and he denied cheating on me but everything points to the opposite he's gone to spend the night with his baby moma and her kids in a hotel he rated me put to her when I called the cops on her for her vandalizing my car he would defend her when I would bring thing up about her and he has a video of her playing with her self am I wrong for being mad?
Idk what to do
My boyfriend and I have been fighting because he found some old messages that I had when we started going out, the messages are not bad the conversations where just like hi and bye kind of thing but because I told him I wasn't talking to anyone he's mad but da whole time he was still hanging out with his baby momma behind my back and he would delete all his messages to her so I wouldn't see them
Lost and confused at a crossroads
My boyfriend and I have been together for seven years now. We have had a very tumultuous relationship both of us have hurt each other very much on each parts. But he’s done a lot more wrong it has no accountability. But my question is how do you handle it because anytime I try to talk to him about anything he automatically yells at me, deflects, accuse me of cheating. How do you go about handling
How can I get my teen to confide in me
I've been trying to get my son to confide in me about why he is feeling so depressed. He is 15 years old and a very good teen but have no idea why he is so withdrawn and quiet. Please help me I cant bear to see him like this
What do I do?
I'm not sure what to do. Recently separated mom with 2 young girls and pregnant with my 3rd.
I took my son's Ipad away because I'm at my wit's end with him.
He is so addicted and doesn’t want to do anything else. Can anyone tell me whether I did the right thing or am I being too harsh?
It's 3 y I divorced and we have shared custody of 2 lovely kids. Any advice on how to make them understand that divorced parents is ok?
What should I do?
My son is acting out in school and giving people the middle finger and running around and hitting when he is restrained and he also has speech apraxia and may have ADHD
When you hear the words “personality disorder,” some of you might make frightening associations. However, individuals who have personality disorders are all around us. Almost 8% of the world’s population is estimated to have a personality disorder, making personality disorders a well-recognized priority amongst mental health communities.
What’s a personality disorder?
Generally, individuals with personality disorders exhibit behaviors, action patterns, and emotional experiences that differ so much from the norm that they negatively affect daily functioning.
There are a number of different types which we’ll briefly explain below.
Borderline personality disorder.
Also known as “emotionally unstable personality disorder,” individuals with borderline personality disorder have an extremely difficult time regulating their emotions. As a result, they experience emotion to the extreme, often resulting in self-destructive behaviors, impulsivity, and a lack of trust.
Narcissistic personality disorder.
If you know the word “narcissist”, this disorder is self-explanatory. These people will live their lives to an extreme to make everything about themselves, and they may lack feeling or empathy for others.
This disorder is often related to risky or dangerous activities that could put the person with antisocial personality disorder in danger while also endangering the people around them. Impulse, aggression, and lack of empathy are common.
Histrionic personality disorder.
These people base their self-worth on the approval of others, meaning they may struggle if they are not constantly the center of attention.
Avoidant personality disorder.
Some people experience such great anxiety about particular people or situations that they avoid them entirely, even when it causes them harm or decreases their daily functioning. This is an avoidant personality.
Schizoid personality disorder.
These individuals have different experiences than those who are diagnosed with “schizophrenia,” even though the words sound similar. Those with a schizoid personality disorder often prefer to spend time alone or have difficulty relating to other people. This can make them seem cold or distant.
Dependent personality disorder.
Those who find themselves dependent have trouble identifying their own self-worth and are often unable to function without the presence of others (or one specific person).
Conquering the struggle.
If you have been diagnosed with a personality disorder or think that you might be struggling with one, you are not alone. Sure, it might seem difficult to seek help or discuss your situation, but speaking with a professional mental health Expert via online counseling is the best way to tackle life with a personality disorder.
Perhaps you want to find hope by learning what causes personality disorders, or maybe you think that your personality disorder is preventing you from having healthy and meaningful interactions with your loved ones. Regardless of your goals, an Online Counselor or Therapist will be able to guide you toward improved well-being and a satisfactory life with a personality disorder. Browse through our list of Online Counselors and Therapists now and message them for free!