If you’re dating a ‘loser’, you may recognize in your partner some of these characteristics described by Consulting Clinical Psychologist Joseph M. Carver, PhD. This article continues with a note on dangerous versions of the ‘loser’ and offers guidelines for detachment. Also see the new “Relationship Quiz: True Love or True Loser?”, which may help you to identify and highlight experiences of concern within your relationship.
‘Personality Disorders’ Articles at Counselling Resource
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This quiz is intended to help you become aware of experiences associated with hurtful relationships and potential abuse.
Aimed at practising cognitive behavioural therapists, ‘Cognitive Behaviour Therapy’ offers eleven chapters of the newest developments in applying CBT to work with particular client populations.
Traducción al español de “Understanding Personality Disorders in Relationships”.
Traducción al español de “Are You Dating a Loser? Identifying Losers, Controllers and Abusers”.
Chances are, you’re dealing with an individual with a personality disorder somewhere in your life — whether it’s your spouse, your parent, your co-worker…even your child. Dr Carver’s introduction to personality disorders in relationships puts the reality in plain English; more than just a list of diagnostic criteria, this explanation describes what it’s really like to be dealing with a personality disorder and offers tips for victims.