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How to Manage Your Emotions During the Holidays

For people diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), the stress and disruption of the holiday season can add up to a challenging time for you and your loved ones.

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Why Learning DBT Skills Can Help Your Family Member with BPD

When you have a family member with Borderline Personality Disorder, learning DBT skills can mean the difference between having a tumultuous relationship and finding a middle ground that allows them to feel supported and understood.

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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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Why do People with BPD Have Problems in Relationships?

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

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How to Help a Loved One Find BPD Treatment

Here are some things to consider when helping a loved one find Borderline Personality Disorder treatment.

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Personality Disorders in a Social World: What Social Media Means for Personality Disorders

These constant forums for self-expression could be feeding the symptoms of personality disorders such as Narcissistic Personality Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder.

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How to Help an Adult Child with BPD

No matter how hopeless it may feel when you have an adult child with Borderline Personality Disorder, remember that there is BPD treatment out there that can help both you and your child get the support you need.

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Can Someone With BPD Have a Functioning Relationship?

Falling in love and trying to maintain a relationship with someone who has Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) can be one of the greatest relationship challenges you can face.

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