All You Need to Know About Helping a Friend with BPD
Having a friend with borderline personality disorder (BPD) can be challenging and difficult, but it’s possible to provide your friend with the support they need. BPD is a serious mental illness that affects how someone interacts with others, manages their emotions and behaves. It’s important to remember that while living with BPD can be incredibly difficult for your friend, there are ways you can help them in their journey of recovery.
In this blog post we will discuss the do’s & don’ts of supporting a friend with BPD. By understanding these tips and tricks you will be able to provide your friend with BPD the best support possible and have a healthy, mutually beneficial friendship.
All You Need to Know About a ‘BPD Favorite Person’
People with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) often struggle to form and maintain meaningful relationships. In many cases, they may develop an intense attachment to one person in particular, known as a favorite person (or FP). This is a complex relationship that can be incredibly rewarding and yet full of difficulty for both the BPD individual and their favorite person.
In this blog post, we will explore what it means to have a favorite person relationship for those living with BPD and their loved ones. We’ll look at signs of splitting on a favorite person, how to manage challenging behaviors in these relationships, and tips for developing healthier coping strategies when dealing with difficult emotions connected to your favorite person as well as tips for the person with BPD’s loved ones. By understanding the unique dynamics of favorite person relationships, you can work together towards creating a more secure connection built on trust and respect.