Does Your Loved One Have Borderline Personality
Discover how to cope and deal with your loved one's Borderline Personality
Click here for FREE information.
Do You Have Borderline Personality Disorder?
Discover how to cope and deal with your Borderline Personality Disorder disorder.
Click here for FREE information.
Child With Borderline Personality Disorder?
Learn How to REALLY Help and Support Your Child.
Click here for FREE
Thoughts and Feelings That May Indicate Borderline
To receive a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder, a person must meet
the criteria as listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental
Disorders (DSM-IV); however, there are certain thoughts and feelings that may
indicate that someone may have Borderline Personality Disorder. If you are in a
relationship with someone that you think may have Borderline Personality
Disorder, use the following checklists of thoughts and feelings that may
indicate Borderline Personality Disorder.
Thoughts that may indicate Borderline Personality Disorder:
• Alternating between seeing people as either “all good” or “all bad.”
• Alternating between idealizing people and devaluing them.
• Alternating between seeing others as completely for them or against them.
• Alternating between seeing situations as either “absolutely wonderful” or
“absolutely horrible” (“all good” or “all bad.”).
• Alternating between seeing themselves as either flawless or worthless (“all
good” or “all bad”).
• Having a hard time recalling your love for them when you’re not around.
• Believing that other people are either completely right or completely wrong.
• Changing their opinions depending upon who they are with.
• Remembering situations very differently than you do, or not being able to
remember them at all.
• Believing that other people are responsible for their (your loved one’s)
actions-or taking too much responsibility for the actions of others.
• Seeming unwilling to admit to a mistake-or feeling that everything that they
do is a mistake.
• Basing their beliefs on feelings rather than facts.
• Not realizing the effects of their behavior on other people.
Feelings that may indicate Borderline Personality Disorder:
• Feeling abandoned at the slightest provocation, or perceiving abandonment
(real or not).
• Having extreme moodiness which cycles very quickly (in minutes or hours).
• Having difficulty managing their emotions.
• Feeling emotions so intensely that it is difficult to put other people’s needs
(even their own children’s) ahead of their own.
• Feeling suspicious (paranoid) and mistrustful a great deal of the time.
• Feeling irritable and/or anxious a great deal of the time.
• Feeling “empty,” or as if they have no sense of self a great deal of the time.
• Feeling ignored when they are not the focus of attention.
• Expressing anger inappropriately, or having difficulty expressing anger at
• Feeling as if they never can get enough love, affection, or attention.
• Feeling “spacey,” “out-of-it,” or as if things are unreal, a great deal of the
About the Author
David Oliver is the founder of
a one stop source of information on how to cope and deal with borderline
If you are in a crisis please call:
Special Survey For Those
Who Are Caring For Someone With
Borderline Personality Disorder
3 Steps to Wealth, Success and True
Click here to discover the self help formula that can make money, help
weight loss, heal relationships and much MUCH more.
More Love, Money, Confidence and Inner Peace
Click here for more information.
Improve Your Emotional Health
Reduce Your Stress Levels
Increase Your Brain Power
here for more information.