Borderline personality disorder and dating
Eventually my mom had to come peel me off of the floor and dump me lovingly into bed. It’s not the first time I’ve “lost it” in a relationship.
Let’s just say I’ve attempted the whole dating thing more than a few times, but my relationships all seem to end the same way (I’ll give you a hint, I’m still single).
These include: Like many other mental illnesses, researchers don’t fully understand the origins of the disorder.
Some studies suggest that there is a genetic component, meaning the disorder can be hereditary.
His cute little gestures produce only temporary bliss on my part.
No matter what he does, I’m officially positive that he’s going to leave, and it feels unbearable. I’m pleasant, bubbly, overbearingly validating — because that’s what I want from the relationship: validation, confidence, safety.
You may wonder whether you should let them borrow money again or answer the dozens of voicemails they left on your phone.
The therapy helps people change unhealthy patterns of behavior by becoming more mindful about the emotions and reactions they are experiencing in the moment.Psychotherapy, otherwise known as talk therapy, can be incredibly valuable for treating BPD.