Crazy Love: Dealing with Your Partner's Problem Personality

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Impact Publishers, 2007 - Psychology - 233 pages
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The scenario is all too common: Girl meets guy (or Guy meets girl). Guy is smart, charming, and maybe even endearing. Girl falls in love. As the relationship progresses Guy's serious personality problems begin to surface. She gets longer and more vivid glimpses of habits and tendencies she didn't notice at first. With about 15% of the adult population suffering from one or more personality disorders -- that's over 16 million potential relationship partners, says the National Institutes of Health -- finding the right partner and maintaining a healthy love relationship is harder work than we thought! Crazy Love sheds light on the odd but surprisingly common disorders of personality so that readers can become better informed and more careful when entering or continuing a relationship. Johnson and Murray tell us why so many of us are attracted to personality disordered partners, and--most important--they offer strategies for detecting and avoiding such potential disasters. They also recognize the needs of readers who are already in committed relationships with personality-impaired partners, and offer hope in the form of healthy survival strategies and tips for making the relationship more livable.

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These books are designed for those attracted to or involved with people with serious problems. InCrazy Love , clinical psychologists Johnson and Murray delve into personality disorders and the effect ... Read full review

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This book is about finding negative aspects of each personality type and exaggerating it. it motivates people to get more negative about their partners and moving toward to divorce their partners instead finding solutions and working to grow together. Even though the author is well educated and well known, the book is very negative and I do not recommend it at all. It will weaken your relation ship instead of helping it to strengthen. 


The Weird Partner Detection and Survival Guide
Understanding Weird Partners
How Could I Be Attracted to PDPs? Let Me Count the top Nine Ways
Odd Eccentric and Weird Partners
The Paranoid Personality
The Schizoid Personality
The Schizotypal Personality
The Antisocial Personality
The PassiveAggressive Personality
Anxious Withdrawn and Needy Partners
The Avoidant Personality
The Dependent Personality
The ObsessiveCompulsive Personality
The Depressive Personality
Some Final Thoughts
What If Im Married to a PersonalityDisordered Partner?

The Borderline Personality
The Histrionic Personality
The Narcissistic Personality

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About the author (2007)

W. Brad Johnson, PhD, is professor of psychology in the department of leadership, ethics, and law at the United States Naval Academy and a faculty associate in the Graduate School of Education at Johns Hopkins University. He is a clinical psychologist and former lieutenant commander in the Navy's Medical Service Corps.

Kelly Murray, PhD, is an Assistant Professor and Director of Ph.D. Clinical Education at Loyola College in Baltimore. She is also a clinical psychologist who is in private practice in Bethesda, Maryland where she works and writes in the areas of personality disorders, relationships and trauma.

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