Social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter have hundreds of millions of users worldwide who post daily. Researchers say that these posts can help prevent suicide if friends and family members learn to spot the signs.
You may be wondering if your Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) symptoms will always feel as intense as they do now. Studies have shown that, as people suffering with BPD age, it is likely that some of their symptoms will become less acute.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is holding its annual convention this week in Seattle. If you are attending as a Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) treatment provider, consumer, or family member and want to find out more information about BPD, here are the sessions you should be sure not to miss.
There are many ways to recover from codependency and begin to detach in a loving way from another person’s problems,
Let’s look at what you can do to affect some positive changes this Father’s Day and start a conversation within your family.
If you have been raised by a father with Borderline Personality Disorder, you have undoubtedly suffered the consequences of his destructive behavior. It may benefit you greatly to increase your ability to recognize and define BPD behaviors in him so that you can affect changes in yourself and your communication that help you overcome some of the damage in your relationship.
Almost everyone has heard the term “codependent” at one time or another, but what does it mean to be codependent? How does codependency relate to Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)?
Although living with BPD can be extremely painful, isolating, and chaotic, there are many reasons to be encouraged. If you’re reading this at all, it means you’re already being pro-active and educating yourself about BPD and Borderline Personality Disorder therapy.
Although the educational, research-based information I found was invaluable, I was most grateful for all of the personal experiences people had shared online and in books that gave me a sense of profound gratitude in knowing that my family was not alone in our struggle.
While it is sometimes impossible to understand the motivations and behaviors of a person with BPD, educating yourself about the BPD experience will be an illuminating journey that ultimately will help both you and your loved one with BPD to develop a greater capacity for compassion and communication.