In His Own Words: Men Can’t Be Abused, Can They?

It is day 2 of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Today’s In His Own Words is an emancipation proclamation of sorts. “JC’s” experiences are an illustration of how some men can be blind to the often egregious abuse they suffer. If a man had chucked a coffee mug at a woman’s head, there would be no doubt such behavior is abusive. Because […]

Going Mental: Addicted to a Borderline

But I love her! I know I should leave her, but I’m afraid she won’t be able to survive without me. I just want to help her. She can’t help it, she had such a bad childhood. Yes, she’s abusing the children and me, but there’s just got to be a way to get through […]

Going Mental: Borderline Personality Disorder Enablers and Apologists

There are therapists who specialize in treating individuals with characterological disorders who are realistic about the prognosis and, depending on the severity of the case and commitment to change, can help an individual with these problems, such as Borderline Personality Disorder, develop better impulse control, reality testing and how to consider other’s feelings and needs […]