Dating men with borderline personality disorder
I feel it would be better if you not classify all people with BPD in this light, as the stigma in and of itself for people with BPD is terrifically brutal. I'm sorry that there is bad blood between BPD Family site and yourself.Along with the disorder itself, this stigma is also a contributing factor for the difficulty folks with BPD have in creating meaningful relationships. Not ALL my articles (by a long-shot) characterize people with BPD as "dangerous," and in fact most of them speak to the pathology in individuals who attach to them, so there's a solid balance of insight provided about these relationship dynamics. I put a link up a couple of times to your site saying how wonderful and insightful I thought you were.However, I also feel that your articles on BPD characterize all people with BPD as dangerous individuals. I'm just recovering from a 27 month affair with a BPD woman.Even in the throngs of my symptoms, I could never kill anyone, nor did I ever have the desire to. I feel so traumatized, but I'm beginning to heal, thanks in part to your website.I felt inclined to write to you purely out of pity, as your account is so grossly inaccurate of the disorder it is almost laughable. I'm sure you'll reject this bit of information, because I think it's far more gratifying for you to call me names and me for striking a nerve in you with my writings.It absolutely disgusts me that people like yourself can write such fantastical scenarios while assuming they have any sort of medical authority on the matter. It frightens me to think that someone might read your numerous rants and think it is perfectly reasonable to whitewash genuine actual mental health issues with your ridiculous ideations, or worse, think there is any fact behind them. I see this, and grandiosity about your 'qualifications' as innate insecurity. I spent about five years in DBT, and after that was accepted to seminary and moved to Kenya, Africa to be a hospital chaplain.
Because of our long-term history, one would think that she would know and trust me.
Anxious [Avoidant] Personality Disorder F60.6 - ICD10 Description, World Health Organization Anxious [avoidant] Personality Disorder is characterized by feelings of tension and apprehension, insecurity and inferiority.
There is a continuous yearning to be liked and accepted, a hypersensitivity to rejection and criticism with restricted personal attachments, and a tendency to avoid certain activities by habitual exaggeration of the potential dangers or risks in everyday situations.
The proverb: "No good deed goes unpunished" is a good introduction to understanding the much misunderstood condition known as borderline personality disorder.
Any personality disorder is a fixed, lasting pattern of thinking, feeling and acting that usually leads the person into emotionally and/or physically dangerous situations.