I’m going to say something that might be controversial and not the answer you are looking for. There is no such thing as [...]
Is it common for those diagnosed with BPD to use the push-pull tactic? Pulling you back so they get the opportunity to devalue you again?
As others have indicated, this is not a “tactic”, it’s an unconscious result of splitting or seeing things as either black or white. [...]
Full transparency I googled this question because I was curious. I got mixed results although it seems that doctors and dentists lead with [...]
I told my therapist that I loved him and he hard-swallowed right after. What do you think this could mean?
People are not like a chemical solution that turns a specific color when a specific chemical is mixed in. They are far more [...]
I’ve known her for 2 weeks, we’re both adults, not teenagers and we’re so good together, but is it a good sign that her mother wants to meet me?
This suggests a number of possible “signs”: She has a close relationship with her mother. She thinks the relationship might have long-term potential. [...]
Tomorrow I’m having a consultation with a psychiatrist about my signs of depression, and I might be prescribed some medications. I’m scared they might harm me even worse, although nothing’s clear yet. How do I calm down?
This is why you are seeing a psychiatrist. They can answer your questions about possible side effects, monitor your reactions, and help guide [...]
My psychiatrist recommended I go to therapy, but I don’t want to talk honestly and openly about my issues, so should I even bother with it?
You should only “bother with it” if you want to change in some way. If you are happy with the way your life [...]