Dating someone with borderline personality disorder
If it’s unethical for a mental health professional to speculate about a public figure’s mental health, then how much more unqualified are we laypeople?Trying to “explain away” or invalidate non-socially acceptable behavior by blaming mental illness is damaging to people with mental illness — in this case, folks with BPD.
They generally have a hard time calming down once they have become upset.
People with Borderline Personality Disorder tend to view the world in terms of black-and-white, or all-or-nothing thinking.
Their tendency to see the world in black-or-white (polarized) terms makes it easy for them to Clearly, the Borderline Personality Disorder with its combination of distorted thought patterns, intense and under-regulated emotions, and poor impulse control is practically designed to wreak havoc on any interpersonal relationship.
*It is important to remember that everyone can exhibit some of these personality traits from time to time.
To meet the diagnostic requirement of a personality disorder, these traits must be inflexible; i.e., they can be regularly observed without regard to time, place, or circumstance.