“We spoke of the perfect wedding, of names for our children – we dared to dream.”As tends to happen, however, their dreams were interrupted by reality and, in Paddy’s case, that reality includes his girlfriend’s Borderline Personality Disorder.“To say that this relationship has been a roller coaster would be an understatement. Nine months into their relationship, he and his girlfriend have moved past the early days of butterflies and uncertainty and have begun developing a true bond, the kind that begins to take hold when you become familiar with each other, learn each other’s rhythms, and begin to truly see each other.“There have been times where I have been so infatuated and so blissfully happy that I felt like running away with her,” he says.Those suffering with borderline personality disorder (BPD) have a proclivity for unstable interpersonal relationships.
Borderline personality disorder (BPD), in particular, can be one such illness that zaps a person of energy, self-esteem, and hope for a better tomorrow.
I say run away, I can't stand to be around the manipulation and narcissism. But he also could just be really deeply hurt by past relationships and is difficult because of that.
I don't know how my father does it, he will just say "ya know, your mother is just in one of her moods". I love him, I hear what you are all saying about running the other way, but if I do it will be on an assumption, and that will be unfair to him.
Few, if any, mental health disorders leave a person feeling rejuvenated and refreshed.
In fact, more often than not, mental health problems do just the opposite.