Category Archives: Borderline Personality Disorder

Dedication to Truth & Love versus a Dedication to Comfort & Lies & a Lack of Love


Our capacity to love–to truly Love ourselves or our partner or children, et cetera–is inexorably connected to our dedication to truth and reality and to truly growing up.  If we’re not more dedicated to truth than our own comfort, if … Continue reading

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M. Scott Peck on Dependency and Borderline Personality Disorder


I define dependency as the inability to experience wholeness or to function adequately and morally without the certainty that one is being actively cared for by another. Dependency in physically healthy adults is pathological. It is sick. It is always … Continue reading

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