Do You Believe Your Abuser’s Happiness Is More Important Than Your Own?

When you become involved with an abusive person, whether she or he is personality disordered (narcissistic personality disorder, histrionic personality disorder, antisocial personality disorder or borderline personality disorder) or just your garden variety self-absorbed bully, aka “Crazy,” it’s quite common to cede your life over to him or her. You will eventually find yourself consumed and hyper-attuned to their needs […]

Going Mental: Using the 5 Fears of Borderlines and Narcissists to Get Rid of Them

Going Mental is back, and we’ll get into the fine tuning of dealing with Crazy. By Crazy, of course we mean personality disordered basilisks who can put more chaos into your personal life than a battalion of blind drunk soccer hooligans. There are 5 basic fears common to these life-wreckers. If you know what those […]

Going Mental: How Do You Know When a Sociopath, Narcissist or Borderline Is Lying?

Their lips are moving. The End. That’s a facile and clichéd answer, but, more often than not, an accurate one. Sociopaths, psychopaths, narcissists, borderlines and histrionics lie for many reasons. Self-preservation (e.g., to avoid jail or other unwanted natural consequences for their bad behavior), to manipulate or exploit others to get money, sympathy, power, attention, security, a relationship […]