Daily Archives: February 2, 2018

As a survivor of narcissistic abuse, I sometimes feel destroyed by a negative comment. How do you tell the difference between healthy and unhealthy criticism?

Mark Maginn Add Question As a survivor of narcissistic abuse, I sometimes feel destroyed by a negative comment. How do you tell the difference between healthy and unhealthy criticism? Mark Maginn Mark Maginn, Psychotherapist, poet, memoirist, blogger, (2012-present) Answered just … Continue reading

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(From Quora) Why is there not more help for those with borderline personality disorder, (BPD)? These people hide their diagnoses. My last girlfriend was diagnosed and screamed in denial after reading this site.

That’s a very timely and pertinent question, Rachel. Mental health services are under attack at the fed, state and local level with many mental health centers shuttered as politicians decide that tax revenue needs to be kicked up to those … Continue reading

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(From Quora) Is narcissism a real problem and how can therapy help

Narcissism is a broad category that runs from healthy narcissism, pride in one’s work, for example, the abnormal such as paranoia. Paranoia may seem a rather odd manifestation of deranged narcissism but think of it like this: how much narcissism … Continue reading

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