I was 18 years old, pregnant, scared and lonely when I met my now-husband.
We became best friends, and two years later he married another woman and had a baby.
The film Fatal Attraction (quite an excellent performance by Glenn Close) and the recent court case of Jodi Arias come to mind.
What do all the films and print stories have in common? Dating a person with BPD is not part of your deal – or so you thought.
“You're like, bipolar,” my ex-boyfriend once told me. My moods were extreme, and at the good old age of 20, he wasn't much help in the situation due to his lack of understanding.
We want to take that feeling all the way to the top of a mountain, and we want to feel your heart race with ours. Suddenly, we stop taking care of ourselves, and you will notice.
We want you to hold our hand so tightly during take off so we know just how little we are in that big sky. We feel so empty, you'll look at us and wonder what you did wrong.
We'll sit there and tell you that this time it's not you, and we'll mean it.
Remember we all have personality traits, which does not make us personality disordered.
Notoriously famous personality disorders discussed in films, courts, and domestic disputes are all part of the dramatic-erratic cluster: The Narcissist, The Antisocial, The Individual with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) or a combination of two: Antisocial Narcissistic and/or Borderline Narcissistic.