These romantic selections are thrilling at first, but later become disappointing and pain-producing--yet these patterns remain intact, despite self-promises to do it differently, "next time." The only way to explain this odd phenomenon, is to understand the t's critical to understand that both narcissistic and borderline personality disordered individuals incurred nearly identical types of wounds to their developing sense of Self as infants and throughout childhood, and isn't it simply to be drawn to someone with whom you have things in common, or who echoes personality aspects in yourself?
Well, this attraction is a lot like that~ it feels as though you've found your 'soul mate.' There's a similar vibration or frequency you two share, due to your primal abandonment issues.
You've probably heard by now, that these two personality types are drawn to each other, but might have wondered why this is true.
I'll try to demystify this mutual attraction, and provide a little insight (as usual) along the way.
Borderline Personality Disorder or BPD is a serious psychological condition.
If you find yourself attracted to someone with borderline personality disorder or discover that the person you have been dating suffers from it, here are a few things you can do.
At the time, I have to confess, I was grateful for the attention.
When you’re at your most vulnerable, take yourself out the dating scene if you need to. Mine seemed almost perfect, until the mood swings started, the silent treatment, the flat out abuse.
While patients of depression and bipolar disorder tend to feel low for several days, in case of borderline personality disorder the intense mood swings usually last a few hours to a day at the most.
Consider if this is what you really want A relationship with someone with borderline personality disorder is a difficult proposition, even if you are only casually dating him/her.
While the nature of those early difficulties were alike, they've played out in different ways for each of you~ but the scars from that time remain, unless there's been some serious core-focused intervention.