Some very helpful advice in this next article. These are things that will most definitely help, although they are dependent on a diagnosis having been made. If one isn’t aware that one is facing Borderline then it may be very difficult to know how to deal with the situation. People who suffer from BPD may just seem to be particularly nasty, or may seem to be lying because they are very inconsistent. The sad truth is that they are very difficult people to interact with, in particular when one is very close to them. More sad than that is that the disorder may be caused by what was done to them by their parents during their childhood, leaving them in the position where they are likely to be held responsible for something which was caused by something which isn’t their fault and which they didn’t choose. If we merely assume that they are unkind or dishonest, we may overlook the very real struggle which they are experiencing. Also unfortunate is that diagnosis is somewhat of a proverbial “Double Edged Sword”, in that while making it possible for those who care to know how best to handle the situation, the stigma of being diagnosed with a mental disorder may serve as confirmation of unworthiness for the sufferer.
Dr. Robert Friedel, and expert in the field of Borderline Personality Disorder or BPD provides an informed but easily understood account of symptoms, the nature