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 has the disorder, you probably want to do everything you can to maintain the relationship. While dating someone with borderline personality disorder may seem nearly impossible at times, there are ways you can facilitate the relationship with that person without having to go on the rollercoaster ride with them as they oscillate between extremes in behavior and mood. If you have a boyfriend or girlfriend with borderline personality disorder, dating them means that you will have to find a way to manage your behaviors so you can manage their behaviors.
Dating Someone With Borderline Personality Disorder
Are You Dating Someone With Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)? | Carlsbad, CA Patch
Are You Dating Someone With Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)?
It can be incredibly scary and incredibly daunting at the same time. You often struggle to deal with your own emotions yourself, let alone letting someone else in to get to know them. We may have fears of abandonment, and worry that you may leave at any given time. Please do not call us paranoid or be angry at us.
I had always been very quiet about my diagnosis and my past. In fact, there were many years that I even tried to pretend that my illness did not exist. I could count on one hand the people in my life who knew about my struggles but nobody that really knew the depth of them.