The Legacy of Toxic Relationships – Where The Personality Disordered and The Non Personality Disordered Interconnect and Suffer
Toxic relationships seem to be pervasive to the point where healthy relationships are in the minority. Toxic relationships are proliferating and have been doing so for the better part of the last few decades. Toxic relationships are the coming together of adults, who carry wounded children deep inside of them, and who were raised in [...]
Yet another school shooting in The United States. Ohio of all places. It really is getting to the point where it isn’t a matter of will this happen again, but where and when. We don’t even seem to spend as much time on the whys anymore. Does the formidable and far-reaching nature of the answers [...]
Verbal abuse has become so common for so many that victims can take years to finally question the way they are treated when they are being constantly verbally abused. It is then difficult, especially after so long, for the victim, whose self-worth, self-esteem, and confidence have been beaten down for so long to believe that they do not deserve the abuse that they have been subject to and to feel helpless in the face of it and hopeless about escaping it or insisting it stops.
Verbal abuse is insidious. It is proliferating. It is damaging and dangerous. It wounds and has tremendous emotional impact for those who are the victims of it. Verbal abuse leaves so many of its victims confused and insecure. It results in them not even easily being able to identify that they are in fact being verbally abused. There are so many myths about what verbal abuse is, what causes it and whose fault it is.
Is there some big mystery here that I am missing? Some magical all-knowing conncetion that anyone has enough knowledge to truly make as to what it is that motivates some of the worst of human behaviour?
I mean, Benoit apparently had lots of concussions, he apparently took steriods and apparently injected the male hormone testosterone – my question would be can we really point to these acts as the cause of anything? I ask this because everyone who is in pro wrestling or other pro sports who does the things Benoit allegedly did does not go on to kill their family and themselves.
“The level of brain damage Benoit had could have caused depression and irrational behavior, said Cantu, who also is chief of neurosurgery service at Emerson Hospital in Concord, Mass.” writes Weber quoting Dr. Robert Cantu in his article.