personality disorders

Understanding Personality Disorders

Personality disorders are complex. Your personality is comprised of many components. Your behavior, how you think, and how you process information are all part of a personality. You will inherit pieces of your personality from your parents. Your personality is shaped by your past experiences, both positive and negative. A personality disorder is identified when…

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Alcohol Abuse and Relationships

Unfortunately, the association between alcohol and relationships is often detrimental. Alcohol abuse is a real problem that can negatively affect marriages, romantic relationships, families and drive wedges between individuals. People who depend on alcohol commit actions such as misuse of finances, ignoring the children, causing physical fights, threatening the happiness and health of those around…

Sadness - Learning Acceptance

Sadness – Learning Acceptance

Fortunately, happiness is not a requirement for recovery. Unfortunately, the late 1990s saw the emergence of a “happiness movement” that began to suggest and even insist that people “should” be happier. In its extreme form this message says that we have a responsibility to be happy, and that if we are not, we are doing…