Dating a person with bpd
They’re desperate to be loved and cared for, yet are hypervigilant for any real or imagined signs of rejection or abandonment.
It is common for them to cut off relatives or friends who “betray” them.
What do all the films and print stories have in common? Dating a person with BPD is not part of your deal – or so you thought.
Wanting to die but not being able to kill myself because I’d feel too much guilt for those I’d hurt, and then feeling angry about that so I cut myself or take an overdose to make all the feelings go away. One night I called my girlfriend and she said she would call me back because she was watching TV. It hurt so bad because the day before, I had started to believe that she really loved me.
Or better yet, listen to the rhetoric of Congress and watch them in action (or should I say inaction).
If you recognize your own borderline characteristics, what should you do?
Most real-life relationships with a partner who has BPD are not deadly.
Nevertheless the healthy mate wonders, ”Why are we on these constant roller coaster rides?