Although entirely too tempting to recall the periods during your relationship when your partner expressed vulnerability, openness, and candor which makes his or her complaint's seem credible in part---his or her BPD causes the distortion of facts, and details and preys on your vulnerabilities and insecurities until you believe the wild fabrications and begin to become distrusting of your own intuition and gut reactions.Your partner's complex defense mechanisms and masterfully developed ability to deny blame and highlight your inadequacies can cause you to believe you are deserving of such punishing abuse. Next Blog: How to Make a Clean Break from A partner with BPD.
Feelings of depression and heart-palpitating anxiety won't lessen the harshness of this uneasy situation you find yourself catapulted into.
First, you need to be able to recognize the signs that the person you are dating has BPD.
Extreme highs and lows are the hallmark of a relationship with someone who has BPD.
With proper treatment and maintenance, disorders like borderline personality disorder can be managed in such a way that allows you to live the fulfilling, happy life you deserve.
Similar to some symptoms of bipolar disorder or anxiety, persons with borderline personality disorder often have intense mood swings frequently mixed with paranoia.