How to use Self-destructive in a sentence
An acquaintance reports " She simply led a very self-destructive life.
From our perspective, apparently self-destructive behavior is usually in reality a survival mechanism.
While taking some risks and the ability to think for yourself is part of growing up, teens who gravitate toward self-destructive behavior often end up feeling on edge and out of control.
Borderline personality disorder-A mental disorder characterized by mood swings, unstable interpersonal relationships, poor self-image, and self-destructive and impulsive behaviors.
Addiction describes a self-destructive situation.Advertisement
How do you keep the self-destructive child from impaling himself on an entirely inoffensive stick, or burning himself in the fire?
And Geoffrey Towers as Reuben manages to become more likeable the more miserable and self-destructive he gets.
His actions when fighting for his country in Italy might appear courageous, but they're shown to be foolhardy and ultimately self-destructive.
Despite their sometimes self-destructive impulses in 2004 The Vines are back, stronger and more focussed than ever.
Often it's almost self-destructive to say, ' Don't think of me so highly.Advertisement
Once past an optimum level, it becomes self-destructive.
It is a self-destructive dualism, a confessedly one-sided monism, agnostic as to the fundamental problem.
They view the opposition by others to the actions of their country as treason, or at least, inexplicably self-destructive.
At worse they are at risk for self-destructive behavior including suicide.
Nevertheless it aids eradication of a species ' self-destructive tendencies, which might mean wiping out the civilization.Advertisement
A neglected bird will engage in self-destructive behavior, like plucking its own feathers out or making lots of noise.
Until recently self-destructive habits on the rugby pitch were as Gallic as Perrier and perfume.
Unable to break free from his self-destructive nature, Rochester inevitably spirals into the pits of despair.
It may take a generation, but we must question our self-destructive streak.
His actions when fighting for his country in Italy might appear courageous, but they 're shown to be foolhardy and ultimately self-destructive.Advertisement
An acquaintance reports She simply led a very self-destructive life.
Often it 's almost self-destructive to say, ' Do n't think of me so highly.
There is also a therapeutic aspect to these programs, which involves talking about self-destructive behavior and the emotional issues facing the troubled teen.
They are prone to sudden and extreme mood changes, stormy relationships, unpredictable and often self-destructive behavior.
However, people with high functioning autism have an IQ in the normal range and may display none of the compulsive or self-destructive behavior often seen in low-functioning autism.Advertisement