Stop Walking on Eggshells

Stop Walking on Eggshells

Taking your Life Back When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder

Book - 2010
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Do you feel manipulated, controlled, or lied to? Are you the focus of intense, violent, and irrational rages? Do you feel as though you are constantly trying to avoid confrontation?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should remember this: It's not your fault. And you're not alone. In fact, the person you care about may have traits associated with borderline personality disorder (BPD), such as emotion dysregulation, impulsive behavior, unstable sense of self, and difficulty with interpersonal relationships. No matter how much you want to be there for your loved one, at times it can feel like you are walking on eggshells.

This compassionate guide will enable you to:

Make sense out of the chaos Stand up for yourself and assert your needs Defuse arguments and conflicts Protect yourself and others from violent behavior

Stop Walking on Eggshells has already helped nearly half a million people with friends and family members suffering from BPD understand this destructive disorder, set boundaries, and help their loved ones stop relying on dangerous BPD behaviors. This fully revised edition has been updated with the very latest BPD research and includes coping and communication skills you can use to stabilize your relationship with the BPD sufferer in your life.

Publisher: Oakland, Calif. : c2010
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9781572246904
1572246901
Branch Call Number: ANF 616.85852 MASO
Characteristics: xiv, 260 p. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Kreger, Randi

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AkMis
Aug 30, 2016

I DO NOT recommend this book for anyone who may think they have BPD or anyone wanting to help someone with BPD. As a person with BPD, I found this book as targeting. I think this book would be extremely helpful for someone who found out that a person they are trying to distance themselves from has BPD. As it says, it should only be read if your trying to "take back YOUR life". I would only suggest "I hate you.. Dont't leave me"..Or contact me as I have written three unpublished memoirs that show inside the mind of a person with BPD.

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Roundcat
Nov 07, 2014

As a novice at understanding psychology, I found this very helpful. It gave valuable information as to what Borderline Personality Disorder is and practical advice as to how to interact with people afflicted with it, especially when you must deal with them frequently. Although the advice is mainly for BPD interactions, it could serve as a basis for communication in ordinary circumstances. The resources in the Appendices were outstanding.

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