Dating a borderline personality disorder
Say you swiped right on a hot guy (or lady) on Tinder, and the two of you match.
You start talking, realize you have a few things in common, exchange numbers, talk for a few days and finally arrange to meet in person.
Before you get into the meat of this article, You might be interested in the free “BPD Cheat Sheet” guide I’ve written: Signed up? It’ll go to your email address so you can read it later. And unless we actively and consciously work towards goals to change ourselves, we’ll remain the same man or woman until our death beds.
While any mental illness can take a toll on relationships, BPD is often thought to take the cake when it comes to making dating difficult.
While he may have BPD, it’s not like you can expect that general treatments will work on him. Or maybe he has an addictive personality and can’t let go of the bottle.
My point is that you’ll often find one of these above issues to be more extreme than the others (which can still play a big role in his present day personality).
BPD is a serious disorder and it’s important to not forget this.
However, it’s equally important that we approach this issue by removing the BPD label. Before we get into the 5 common BPD issues, I first want to quickly talk about how the past influences behavior.