BPD should not come with a label of “manipulative” or “clingy.” Its not a personality defect. Its a serious personality condition that needs attention and care. If you experience this condition, keep in mind that these symptoms are not your fault.
Does BPD cause insecurity?
Insecurity: Insecurity is perhaps one of the deepest and most troublesome parts of borderline personality disorder. Unsettling and nagging, the insecurity one feels with borderline dictates their actions, behaviors, thoughts, beliefs, and relation to others.
Why is BPD so painful?
The negative emotional instability, feelings of emptiness, intense and inappropriate anger, dissociation, and stress related suspiciousness in BPD may be extensions of underlying, chronic mental pain . There are a few studies reporting an association between increased mental pain and BPD.
Should someone with BPD be in a relationship?
People with BPD are good and compassionate, and they can have healthy relationships. It takes work, and lifelong challenges will remain. Therapists and doctors can work with you or your partner to develop a treatment plan.
Do BPD fall in love quickly?
People with BPD tend to have relationships that are intense and short-lived. You may fall in love quickly, believing that each new person is the one who will make you feel whole, only to be quickly disappointed. Your relationships either seem perfect or horrible, without any middle ground.