All posts tagged: Institute for Relational Harm Reduction

Women Who Love Psychopaths

The Institute’s Safe Relationships Magazine, posted with vodpod Often unidentified, pathology in the form of narcissists, sociopaths and psychopaths make up a significant portion of emotional, financial, physical and sexual harm of others.In fact, more than 60 million people are negatively harmed by someone else’s extreme pathological disorders.  Domestic Violence repeat offenders who are pathological represent over70% of all batterers.  If we ask ourselves as a culture, ‘Who are our chronic batterers, rapists, con artists, thieves, cheaters, and relational predators?’ we come up with the answer: narcissists, sociopaths and psychopaths. Flying under the detection radar as ‘disorders of social hiding’ these charming and often successful pathologicals rise to the top in their careers, attract the opposite sex like a magnet, and slide by undiscovered by others who don’t have an intimate relationship with them.  Well liked by others, their personal and intimate paths are silently littered with the lives of wounded women and children. Unidentified pathology has cost our social service system billions while judges, parole & probation systems, attorneys, and social workers miss the …

Sandra L. Brown, M.A. Guest Hosts Radio Show for Month of October

Sandra L. Brown, M.A., CEO and Founder of The Institute for Relational Harm Reduction will be the Guest Host for The Susan Murphy Milano Show for the month of October while Susan is on the road promoting awareness for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Sandra will be hosting many interesting guests on the subjects of Pathology and Psychopaths and how Pathology affects relationships, how to recognize it and what to do about it.  She will be inviting not only guests but women who have dealt with pathologicals in their relationships and how they are learning to overcome. What many don’t realize is that some women are prone to either attracting a pathological or are attracted to them.  Join us as we learn from Sandra how to understand the effects that pathologicals have on relationships, how the signs are manifested, and how “positive psychology” leaves people ignoring the traits of pathology that can seriously harm them. I think that the mental health field has to bear part of the responsibility for so little public education about the pervasiveness …