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 […]

In His Own Words: Nice Guy Meets Abusive Borderline Personality Disordered Woman, Part II

It’s day 23 of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Today’s In His Own Words is the second part to Kyle’s story. Yet, despite all of this, like a good lapdog, I held on due to my beliefs about correcting my past mistakes and not letting God down. But the constant fighting was starting to wear on me. […]

In His Own Words: Scenes from an Abusive Marriage

It is day 5 of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Verbal, a longtime member of the Shrink4MenForum, shares vignettes from his marriage to an emotionally and physically abusive monster — his wife. I have been married to my wife, whom I shall refer to here as The Crazy Lady (TCL), since 1995. She presents many of […]