6 Ways To Love Someone Dealing With BPD Even Harder Than Before

Someone with Borderline Personality loves you — Here are 6 ways to love them back. If you feel like one moment your partner loves and adores you and the next they’re verbally abusing and abandoning you for no reason, your partner more than likely has borderline personality disorder (BPD). Though it’s not an extremely common disorder, it’s found…

Signs & Symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental illness that causes significant fluctuation in a person’s emotions, leaving him or her feeling severely emotionally unstable. People with BPD suffer from inflexible patterns of inner experiences that result in inconsistent outward behaviors. Individuals suffering from borderline personality disorder endure everyday battles with conflicting images of themselves, with…

9 Tips on How to Recognize Someone With Borderline Personality Disorder

The proverb: “No good deed goes unpunished” is a good introduction to understanding the much misunderstood condition known as borderline personality disorder. Any personality disorder is a fixed, lasting pattern of thinking, feeling and acting that usually leads the person into emotionally and/or physically dangerous situations. I’ve been treating a 43-year-old woman for 20 years….

Tips on Having a Relationship With Someone With Borderline Personality Disorder

It is challenging to have a relationship with a person that has borderline personality disorder (BPD), especially since one of the hallmarks of the disorder is unstable relationships. Yet, if your partner or spouse has the disorder, you probably want to do everything you can to maintain the relationship. Ten Tips for a More Stable…

11 Little Tips For Spotting Borderline Personality Disorder In Yourself

When struggling with a mental health issue it can be difficult to figure out what, exactly, is going on. While symptoms for things like anxiety and depression are often easy to recognize, this isn’t the case for every disorder. Some are notoriously difficult to identify, like the signs of Borderline Personality Disorder(BPD). And it can…

11 Signs of Borderline Personality Disorder

It can be easy to joke around about mental disorders: “I’m really OCD about keeping my house clean.” Or, “Ugh, her mood swings are so bad; is she bipolar?” The truth is, personality disorders—long-term unhealthy and inflexible patterns of thinking—are an all-too-real struggle for roughly 9% of Americans, according to the National Institutes of Health. Of…

The 5 Ways Emotional Neglect Causes Borderline Personality Disorder

Sylvia Sylvia sits with her head in her hands and tears rolling down her cheeks. “Here I am again, all alone. Why can’t I trust anyone? Why does the world hate me so much?” she cries in tearful despair. Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD): A lifelong pattern of unstable moods, unstable relationships, unpredictable emotions, and impulsive actions….

9 Tips on How to Recognize Someone With Borderline Personality Disorder

The proverb: “No good deed goes unpunished” is a good introduction to understanding the much misunderstood condition known as borderline personality disorder. Any personality disorder is a fixed, lasting pattern of thinking, feeling and acting that usually leads the person into emotionally and/or physically dangerous situations. I’ve been treating a 43-year-old woman for 20 years….

7 Stages of Healing for Those with Borderline Personality Disorder

Being diagnosed with a personality disorder can be discouraging at first. But if a person has to have one, Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is the best. Of all the disorders, BPD has the highest rate of mindfulness and is even marked as having the ability to fully recovery. No other personality disorder can claim such…

Borderline Personality Disorder: How Effective are Psychotherapies?

Dialectical behavior therapy and psychodynamic treatment approaches in borderline personality disorders (BPDs) are effective in improving patient symptoms and co-morbidities, however the effects may be small. Those are the findings of a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry. A systemic review of 33 randomized clinical trials, including 2,256 participants, was conducted by a group of international…