Personality disorders are harder to define these days because behaviors once considered outside the norm are the new norm.
Dr. Murray’s case should serve as a glaring example of the price we all pay when even one individual among us refuses to hold himself accountable.
The Channeled-Aggressives in our midst want everyone to know that they are a power to be reckoned with and have little regard for those whom they perceive to be less tenacious. They might even regard it as a perverted indication of respect if others cower in their presence. Do you know someone like this?
There is a fairly substantial group of highly disturbed characters at the center of most abusive relationships and who pose the greatest threat to social order. These are the pathological fighters who resist all attempts to socialize them.