Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care about Has Borderline Personality Disorder by Paul T. MasonStop Walking on Eggshells: Coping When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder is a self-help guide that helps the family members and friends of individuals with borderline personality disorder (BPD) understand this self-destructive disorder and learn what they can do to cope with it and take care of themselves. It is designed to help them understand how the disorder affects their loved ones and recognize what they can do to get off the emotional roller coasters and take care of themselves.
Stop Walking on Eggshells: Summary + PDF
Stop Walking on Eggshells is an in-depth book on borderline disorder personality BP. The authors say that BPD is one of the most misunderstood psychiatric diagnosis. People with BPD feel and do the same as any other people do. They just feel more intensively and act with more extremely. And they have bigger difficulties in regulating their behavior. The best predictor for a BP to keep a relationship is to get into therapy and taking steps to cure themselves.
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So it is a great pleasure to be able to find a book that is empathic toward people affected by this condition. Mason, MS and Randi Kreger. Finally, there is a sympathetic, wise, insightful, blame-free, plain and simply written discourse aimed at non-BPs with significant other BPs in their lives. It explains what BDP is , symptoms of which can include abandonment and rejection issues, lack of self-identity, chronic emptiness, impulsivity, inappropriate anger, emotional instability, paranoia, splitting of people into all good and all bad and suicidal ideation. It provides everyday solutions for coping with BP behavior, how to get help for the affected person, what additional traits occur which the DSM does not mention, deals effectively with universal myths and everyday realities, explains succinctly why BPs act the way they do and generally destigmatizes BPD.
Have you ever been in a relationship where you feel like all it takes is one little thing taken out of context or blown out of proportion to ruin your day? This is something that many men and women deal with when they are in a relationship with their significant other. However, the good news is that it does not have to continue to be this way! In this type of relationship, you may be worried about what you say or do, as you know that your partner will then become angry, disappointed, sad, or the like. You live your whole life knowing that you could do something that will set your partner off.