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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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5 Tips on Navigating the Holiday Season (and Family) with BPD

The holidays. Such a joyous time of year! Unless time spent with your family is one of your triggers. Here are five tips on navigating the holiday season when you have Borderline Personality Disorder.

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Accepting Support When You Have Trouble Connecting with Others

You will need to get past your fear of accepting support and connecting with others so that you can build a relationship with your therapist, who will be the most invaluable ally in your journey to living a life free of BPD symptoms.

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BPD Blog Round-Up: Finding BPD Support From Others Online

Here are a few blogs written by a variety of people, each on a personal journey or recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder. A glimpse into their experiences might help you as you navigate your own journey.

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How to React to Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder

Here are some of the ways you can cope with your own feelings and learn to react to a person with Borderline Personality Disorder that don’t add fuel to the fire, but helps to diffuse some of the tension and emotional upheaval.

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Helping Your Father Get Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder

Let’s look at what you can do to affect some positive changes this Father’s Day and start a conversation within your family.

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5 Things to Consider about Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment

Before entering Borderline Personality Disorder treatment, it is a good idea to carefully consider your options. You will want to assess your situation and decide on the approach to BPD treatment that best suits your needs and lifestyle. Here are five things to consider in your decision-making process.

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How to Avoid Feeling Helpless When Your Child Is Diagnosed With BPD

If your child has been diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), you may feel like hope is lost. But a BPD diagnosis is truly the beginning of real progress.

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Setting Boundaries When a Friend Has Borderline Personality Disorder

You can decide what you will and will not tolerate from your friend with Borderline Personality Disorder. This doesn’t diminish your devotion to your friendship. Establishing boundaries with your friend with BPD is your best defense against being swept up in unnecessary drama.

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