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What are the Signs of Self-Harm in Someone with BPD?

Wondering if your loved one with BPD is engaging in self-harm? Here are some things to keep an eye out for.

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6 Ways to Practice Empathy When Supporting a Loved One with BPD

Empathy doesn’t mean that you have to agree with another person’s choices, but that you are listening to them and making an effort to see and feel from their point of view. Here are six ways to do that.

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The Importance of Empathy in BPD Support

Empathy allows us to be really present with a loved one. It gives us a chance to stop thinking about ourselves, stop making judgments or conclusions, and gives us an opportunity to become absorbed in another person’s perspective on the world.

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Managing BPD Symptoms: Resisting the Urge to Cut

Resisting the urge to cut can be a major challenge when you have Borderline Personality Disorder. Here are some ways to resist the urge.

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4 Reasons to Choose DBT Day Treatment

If you are on the fence about whether to choose a Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) day treatment program or an outpatient or residential program for DBT, here are five reasons why a DBT day treatment program may be right for you.

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Bringing DBT Skills out of Treatment and into Everyday Life

Using the skills learned in DBT at a treatment center is quite different than taking these skills with you back into the outside world. So how do you make the transition?

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The Rejection-Rage Contingency in Borderline Personality Disorder

What is the Rejection-Rage Contingency in Borderline Personality Disorder?

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Why Self-Diagnosis of BPD Doesn’t Work

For those who suffer from the debilitating symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), self-diagnosis is a particularly risky endeavor.

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Why do People with BPD Have Problems in Relationships?

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is characterized by symptoms that challenge relationships.

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Consequences of Chronic Invalidation

Chronic emotional invalidation is often one of the markers of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).

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