The Language of Narcissists

Communicating with someone who has narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) can be confusing. Facial expressions don’t always match the situation and

A Season of Understanding My Dissociative Disorder

A poetry retreat got it all started. It was an emotionally intense retreat about finding our voice in response to

Emotional Incest: When Is Close Too Close?

Emotional incest is not sexual. Instead, this type of unhealthy emotional interaction blurs the boundaries between adult and child in

Drama Addiction: Are You Stuck in a Toxic Cycle?

Everything always going wrong? Ask yourself these questions. Do you think that your life should be a reality TV show

What Does Conduct Disorder Look Like?

A conduct disorder involves both behavioral and emotional problems found in children who do not adhere to what is socially

Why You Need a Strong Sense of Self and How to Boost It

When life is busy or challenging, most people get so caught up in what goes on in their head that

Psychology Around the Net: November 25, 2017

Here in America, it’s been only a couple of days since Thanksgiving; however, a lot of you might know someone

How to Understand Gaslighting

The term gaslighting comes from Patrick Hamilton’s  1938 play Gas Light, which was later made into a film in 1944

Can Parents Love Each Child the Same and Treat Them Differently?

Readers of a certain age may recall the sibling comedy team called The Smothers Brothers and the classic line Tommy

How Do You Know if You Have High or Low Self-Esteem?

The phrase “self-esteem” is thrown around frequently when discussing mental health. In the 70s, programs in public school systems encouraged