There are many ways to be supportive to those that we care about that have BPD. One way is to be compassionate and think about how our words and comments are perceived by them. Keep in mind that small events can seem overwhelming to those with BPD. It’s the same for our comments. Some common phrases that everyone says to one another can be deeply hurtful to someone with BPD. …
Friends, Family and Caregivers
In this 3-part video, Ross Rosenberg explains relationships with someone with Borderline Personality Disorder. From his YouTube page: “WARNING: this video was not meant to be a resource for those who have BPD, a very unfortunate psychological disorder. Instead, it is to help and support those who have been hurt by people with this disorder…”. The videos are insightful to anyone wanting to know about relationships with BPD individuals, whether or not you have been hurt.
Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, CSAT is considered an expert in Borderline Personality Disorder, as well as codependency, trauma, sex and love addition and Narcissistic Personality Disorder. He’s also the author of The Human Magnet Syndrome: Why We Love People Who Hurt Us.