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There are several issues but one is clear - he is verbally abusive. You have to decide if you can have a healthy relationship with someone who does not respect you and always has to have the last word (and all before). He has not learned the courteous ways to handle a relationship or how to acknowledge someone with an opinion. He may become less tolerant of your feelings or the interactions may remain the same. Ask yourself if that is a relationship that you want. He sounds very over bearing. This usually doesn't end up with a mutually beneficial relationship. You have to accept some passive role to tolerate this relationship. He is not going to accept that you have to speak and resolve a situation. He has a bad temper and this doesn't change by itself. He would need some anger management but even then he would have to be motivated. He doesn't think he is doing anything wrong. You have some decisions to make. How bad do you want to be heard.
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Hi, thanks for your quick reply and advise.
I can't tell from my screen if you received the entire letter that I wrote?
Having a science background, I'm very curious about his behavior. I'm especialy curious about his becoming angry over the way he finished my sentences! I've never known of or heard about anyone else ever doing this!! Have you see this before? Is this associated with any disorder?
As you know (if all of my letter came through), I'm wondering if he may Bipolar....
There has to be something wrong with him.... right?
He said that his father had a bad temper but denied having one himself.
I got your information. It seems that he has a lot of grandiose behavior. This can lead to anger over simple things like interupting him or questioning him. He has many examples of this behavior including a need to dominate the room. People who have these grandiose thoughts can be oblivious to how they treat others. Their personalty is so overbearing that they treat others as inferior and feel their views are more valid. This is a form of a personality disorder. Personality disorders have very domineering personalities and think of themselves first. Bipolar people don't treat people disrespectfully. That is a mood disorder and has nothing to do with one's personality.
They never think that they have character flaws like a bad temper
Thanks for answering,
I'd like to read about personality disorders; does this type of personality disorder have a specific name or type? And is there treatment for it.
Thank you again,
You have been very helpful!