Tag Archives: Cluster B stigma

Deconstructing Cluster B stereotypes.

This is a cute drawing circulating Facebook depicting the “typical” person with each of the four Cluster B personality disorders (I cannot give credit for it since I have no idea who drew it or where it originated).   While … Continue reading

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Why we must start trying to help “Cluster B” people instead of stigmatizing them.

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There should be no “shame” in having a Cluster B diagnosis.

Yes, another potentially controversial post.  Please hear me out before judging. There are some (actually, many) people in the blogosphere who believe that people with disorders like Borderline or Narcissistic Personality Disorder made some kind of conscious choice to have … Continue reading

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The awkwardness of being a Borderline ACON.

I won’t lie.  It’s incredibly awkward being a blogger who blogs about two things that seem diametrically opposed to many people in the narcissistic abuse community:  being a victim of narcissists, and having a Cluster B disorder (BPD).   To those of … Continue reading

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Borderlines: incurable demons or trauma victims?

The symptoms of Complex PTSD are almost identical to those of BPD. Something has come to my attention during the time I’ve been blogging, which I think is important enough to merit another post about it. Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD, … Continue reading

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BPD Awareness: end the stigma

Borderline Personality Disorder is a serious mental disorder with its roots in childhood abuse (usually narcissistic or sexual abuse) and as you can see in one of the memes below, it shares much in common with Complex PTSD and may … Continue reading

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The Cluster B stigma and the nature of evil.

I don’t care if what I’m about to say is controversial or unpopular. There are some folks in the ACON community who think ALL narcissists are evil, and some think all BPDs are evil too. (In fact there are some … Continue reading

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