The proverb: "No good deed goes unpunished" is a good introduction to understanding the much misunderstood condition known as borderline personality disorder. I've been treating a year-old woman for 20 years. Because of our long-term history, one would think that she would know and trust me. However, the complexity of BPD became very clear when I volunteered to go with her to help her interpret the results after her uterine cancer was removed. She was scheduled to get a follow-up visit with her ob-gyn doctor, but she was so terrified of what she'd hear that she couldn't bring herself to go. I was in the hospital that day so I offered to stop by during her visit and help my patient deal with whatever results she obtained.
What It’s Really Like To Date Someone With Borderline Personality Disorder
When Your Loved One Has Borderline Personality Disorder
One night I successfully approached a knockout, the best looking girl in the entire venue. We were quick to kiss and things escalated back to her place. Luckily I was sober enough to realize something with this girl was just… off. These perceived insults seemed to throw her into a complete funk, but just minutes later she was pushing me to have unprotected sex with her. She got visibly angry when I attempted to use a condom, so I thought the better of doing anything and just went to sleep.
Dating Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder
Dating can be a complex and tricky endeavor. Relationships require work, compromise, communication, empathy, and understanding. While the beginnings of a relationship with someone who has Borderline Personality Disorder might take you to the greatest euphoric heights imaginable, it can also take you to the lowest lows. Knowing what to look for can help you to better maintain a relationship with someone with BPD.
Borderline personal disorder BPD relationships are often chaotic, intense, and conflict-laden. This can be especially true for romantic BPD relationships. If you are considering starting a relationship with someone with BPD, or are in one now, you need to educate yourself about the disorder and what to expect.