Many different kinds of close relationships are affected by borderline personality disorder (BPD), but perhaps none more than being married to a person with BPD. More specifically, marriages in which either one or both partners have BPD can be very tumultuous, conflict-laden, and dysfunctional.
How do you survive being married to a borderline?
Finding Relief if Youre Facing Relationship Problems Due to Borderline Personality DisorderSeek out information. Get help. Practice healthy communication. Ask open-ended questions. Talk only when your partner is calm. Offer support. Avoid labeling or blaming. Take threats seriously.More items •15 Oct 2018
Is BPD a reason for divorce?
Although these research studies would indicate that the BPD would render a person incapable of fulfilling his matrimonial obligations and, thus, should qualify as a valid ground for divorce. However, several psychiatrists and medical experts argue to the contrary.
Why do borderlines get so angry?
Many people with borderline personality disorder (BPD) experience anger so intense it is often referred to as borderline rage.” This anger sometimes comes in response to a perceived interpersonal slight—for example, feeling criticized by a loved one.