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Information, inspiration, and support for families afflicted by BPD and other personality disorders.
Daniel S. Lobel Ph.D.
Learn how to support healthy personality development in your children.
Do hostile and angry people get the better of you? Here are some tools that will help you.
Do you know somebody who won't say they are sorry when they are wrong? Here's how to help them.
What do you do when you and your spouse differ? How to resolve incompatible positions and strengthen the relationship at the same time.
Do you feel that you get taken advantage of by others because you are too nice? You may be a people pleaser.
Do you know somebody with BPD who had to learn to be more independent due to COVID? Follow three steps to turn this into a growth experience for them.
Do you struggle to be honest with your partner? I have a tool for you.
Do you have an aging parent with BPD? You better secure your boundaries.
Do you often find that other people make you feel guilty, ashamed, afraid, angry, hurt disappointed, etc.? Most people don't even realize that they have a choice.
Does your partner often wrongly accuse you of infidelity? He may be struggling with symptoms of male BPD jealousy.
Do you struggle with “negative emotions”? Make them your friend.
Can you tell the difference between borderline and narcissistic personality disorders? On this important dimension, they are opposite.
Are you caught up in the blame game? You can do better.
Are you tolerant of others? See if you've got what it takes.
Are you making your BPD worse? Take healing and growth into your own hands.
Are you hurting those whom you are trying to help? Learn how to maximize your effectiveness.
Do you know someone who embraces being a victim rather seeking to become a survivor? If so, you may know someone with Borderline Personality Disorder.
Do you think it is healthy to express anger to the ones you love? Think again.
Is your family competitive or cooperative? How to increase cooperation with a few minor changes.
Are you tired of feeling guilty all the time? Free yourself from misplaced guilt.
Does thinking make your head hurt? You need to learn to think more healthily.
Is "selfish" really a bad word?
Do you let people hurt or take advantage of you? Learn how to be close to people without paying too big of a price.
Do you push people away while you are trying to be close to them? A different way of expressing yourself will yield a better result.
Do you know someone who lashes out at you without warning and then wonders why you have withdrawn from them? If so, this person may have BPD. Read on to find out why this happens.
Does your husband express his feelings to you in hurtful ways? Learn how to understand and address his feelings without hurtful acting out.
If you are having trouble understanding your partner, you may not be hearing what is not said. Sometimes what is not said is more important than what is.
Find out how personality affects the way we see the world and relate to others. Take this journey with me on "My Side of the Couch."
Daniel S. Lobel, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Katonah, NY, as well as an Assistant Clinical Professor at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry.