With Valentine’s Day upon us, the founder of the BPD advocacy group EmotionsMatter.org writes about the critical role meaningful interpersonal relationships play in the recovery process.
The theory is that a poor attachment experience in childhood is what fuels an intense fear of abandonment which in turn generates nearly uncontrollable anxiety.
The lack of a sound relationship foundation takes a hammer to the basic human need for social connection…
Doing something for others can help tamp down the emotional turmoil that defines BPD.
#BPDchat is lively, fast moving and always highly appreciated by that day’s participants. It’s a no-cost, informative and effective and way to help people with BPD get a better handle on their disorder, especially if they can’t access or afford formal BPD treatment services in their area.
It is well known that the year-end holidays can be very stressful for many people. This is especially true for people who have borderline personality disorder