Domestic violence victims and the misdiagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder

Explicit language warning. Victims and survivors of domestic violence are let down by the systems meant to protect them over and over again. For me one of the worst violations happened by my psychiatrist. There is mounting evidence that adults who have been traumatised as children are being misdiagnosed as having personality disorders or mental […]

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How I Got Here Part 1

Since this is my first proper post I think it appropriate that it is a little bit about my story. I’ve called my blog ‘Silent Abuse’ because there is a type of abuser moving through the world reaping destruction, toppling skyscrapers without ever raising their voice or their hands, gaslighting so subtly the victim doesn’t […]

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