Dating a person with borderline personality
But then what comes along with it, a couple of weeks later, is: Demands on you will remain higher throughout the relationship compared to dating a non-afflicted partner. Since my girlfriend's diagnosis, I have done some considerable research on BPD, mostly as a means to better understand and to protect her. I see her as a little girl desperately needing help. We do have intense emotions.
The largely unfair stereotype that has emerged of BPD—partially because of some Hollywood portrayal—is that of a crazed, manic, uncontrollable woman. That we are that disposable?
One more time — maybe I can try. If she is, and her emotions are erratic go to couples therapy with her and talk to her about her behavior. It was impressive that instead of him running away in fear, it shed light on many aspects of the not-so-great parts of our relationship.
No one is born this way. I have a girlfriend with BPD.
I've done research on the internet and read various articles. They are blinded by their own pain.
Sophie Saint Thomas sep 75: Do some more research before you write another article about BPD because I can promise you I am not freaking monster and neither are the other people diagnosed with BPD. This article not only was written in a negative light but is super misleading.
Oh my, after thankfully finding this article, I have some clarity in my life. Our biggest fights were because I felt like he didnt care. Some of the comments hit home because, from an early age, I have had an extremely tempestuous love life, but I also know it can work if both partners learn to understand each other.
Knowing this is an illness of sorts I am hoping that maybe I will see the beginning of his episodes and be able to not take it so personally. Overcoming Fear of Therapy: Naturally, my ex told me that those are dating a person with borderline personality excuses for me to blame people instead of moving on.
Sounds a lot like males? I was diagnosed BPD at 23 and with anti-depressants I have had no symptoms for 15 years until entering a relationship with a troubled man recently.