Developmental issues

Ambivalence is considered to be a core conflict of passive-aggressive personalities, which originates from fixation to the biting or sucking stages of the oral phase of psychosexual development. Some authors consider masochism to be another precursor of the passive-aggressive personality. Suffering arises when the individual obstructs the movement and attainment of goals in others and then experiences overwhelming unconsious guilt.(62) Masochistic tendencies observed in the passive-aggressive personality may cause self-defeating life attitudes and frequent depressive episodes.

Breaking Bulimia

Breaking Bulimia

We have all been there: turning to the refrigerator if feeling lonely or bored or indulging in seconds or thirds if strained. But if you suffer from bulimia, the from time to time urge to overeat is more like an obsession.

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