WE: Being in Relationship
Learning about the symptoms, causes and course of Borderline Disorder and how it manifests itself in the life of your loved one and in your own is the first step in understanding the role Borderline plays in your lives and gaining compassion.
One of the most important ways you can support and honor your loved one who is struggling with Borderline DIsorder is to remember that their life is their own and that they are responsible for their journey.
Research shows that around two-thirds of people with Borderline Disorder abuse illicit drugs, alcohol, or prescribed medications. These drugs are often abused as a way to relieve the pain they are suffering.
Find out how developing a clear plan and having real strategies and clear consequences for dealing with difficult behaviors is an important part of learning to be in a successful, thriving relationship with your loved one who suffers from Borderline Disorder.