War is not a requirement to trigger this disorder—a traumatic event such as a car wreck, witnessing a violent death, or rape can rewire the body’s circuits for PTSD.
Suffice to say this is a complicated disorder that has both emotional and physical ramifications.
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.
A perpetual sense of failing washes over your relationship and you are characterized as being wrong for everything.
Further, there are ridged rules, sometimes affairs, and outlandish accusations.
Further they can have a hair-trigger temper or act impulsively when making decisions.Again, there is a spectrum of functional on one side and dysfunctional on the other.Mood disorders are different than personality disorders in that they can be more transient.In an attempt to shed light on what it is like to be with a person who is disordered—or as the layman would call it “crazy”—I’m offering a list of the two types of mental health afflictions and what it is like to be in relationship with someone who is suffering from them.This list does not infer that one party is the “healthy” party and the other is disordered.There are two ends of the spectrum with this disorder. The mental health field is still running studies on both polls and the pharmacology field continues to refine its medicines to treat this disorder.