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Forum for significant others, family and friends of people with mental illness to discuss relevant issues they face.
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This is a support forum for the family, partners and friends of those with mental health issues. This forum is intended to be a safe place to discuss information, give and receive support and learn about all the issues related to being involved with a person with a disorder. Whilst it can be healthy to express various emotions, please remember to be respectful about the disorder itself. This is a place for constructive discussions, not a venting forum.

The issues experienced by the significant others of those with disorders cannot always be discussed in the other parts of the site in a way that does not trigger those with disorders. Moderators may therefore move threads from other forums into this one at their discretion.

Biblical perspective on HPD

In the book of proverbs the Bible talks about an adulterous woman. Let me share a few characteristics of a HPD from the Bible:
her mouth is smoother than oil but her end is bitter as worm-wood; her feet go down to death; her steps take hold on hell; her ways are moveable that thou canst not know them; by means of a whorish woman a man is brought to a piece of bread; she's ...
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Just a thought for those who complain about dating HPDs

I am HPD, and let me tell you it is not easy. You think its hard being tossed around by someone you love with HPD, how do you think it is for us?
Many HPD's are not completely heartless, just completely self-centered.

But let me tell you, reading some of the things people have to say in this forum has scared me. I may be promiscuious, but i am in the prime of my life. ...
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Wife needs support in dealing with husband with AvPD

****MOD NOTE- Thread moved to Significant Others Friends and Family Forum****

I've been married to a man for ten years now, and found out three years ago he has Avoidant Personality Disorder. It finally makes sense to me now, why he never stood up for himself or us, why he hasn't been able to protect me physically or emotionally, why he has used me as a human shield to protect him, why he never confronts ...
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Avoiding the "forbidden" confrontation

Since I have been posting here in the past few months, I have not actually started a thread. Much of what I say below will probably be repetitious - but here goes.

My readings on DD and other various personality disorders and mental illnesses, indicate that one should not confront the DD person or challenge their delusions.

My question is simply - how do you avoid it? Especially when they are directly asking you questions ...
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