They also experience severe anger and frequently undermine their significant others.
Those with BPD commonly mask their dependency and manipulation.
You are the very reason why mental health problems are stigmatised - a barrier that I have spent the better part of my career trying to deconstruct. Sounds like you're someone who could benefit from redirecting your efforts toward exploring (personal) core trauma work. I agree with you in the sense that people with BPD need more than DBT.
I was blessed in the sense that my healing journey was complemented with much "heart healing" with amazing women willing to help.
Most real-life relationships with a partner who has BPD are not deadly.
Irritability and inappropriate anger with temper tantrums may occur. While love addiction is not medically diagnosable, addictive behavior is difficult to live with. They are unable to see the faults of their partner, and cannot tolerate changes in intimacy.
Because their partner will eventually disappoint them, the person with BPD must reconcile their black and white conceptualization.
See full summary » Lyne Charlebois has given us an absorbing study of a young woman who feels the wrongs done her by her mother, and society in general, very intensely.
Kiki's like a live wire: touch her and you'll get a nasty shock.