In fact, emotional expression can be difficult for a person with PTSD and sometimes they can err on the side of being cold and stoic.
There are many features of this disorder including, but not limited to, a dominating fear of abandonment, a perpetual sense of emptiness, a continued sense of guilt that the disordered party is evil, and sometimes multiple suicidal attempts or self-mutilation.
The second are personality disorders such as borderline, narcissistic, sociopathic, and obsessive-compulsive.
They are both a type of mental and emotional prison; and when dating someone who has either (or both) type of disorder, it can feel like being caged.
Venues like festivals, raves, and other places that invite impulsive behavior are where the disordered can congregate and not be detected. In “vibrational” terms, depression feels like death.
Therefore, anger—a mobilizing emotion—is a survival response that gets elicited in the partner who is not disordered.
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In fact, there’s a little crazy inside of all of us.