Most people are very understanding about bpd, in my experience and they really want to help when ever they can.If you are scared about scaring the other person away, don't be.Honestly everyone has their share of baggage and skeletons in the closet. Its NOTHING to be ashamed of, because you are a fighter, and you got better and are in control of your illness. 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.The man or woman that you are establishing a connection with will likely be, as is normal in the context of relationship building, revealing increasingly private and deeper information as the relationship progresses.I'm not suggesting that you "hide" or "conceal" your diagnosis, as this only plays right into the shame and stigma -- and it's really not an option for advocates me once a potential suitor asks, "So, what do you do?" but sharing a mental health diagnosis early on in any relationship isn't necessarily the best course of action when you are getting to know someone.
People with BPD (especially women, since they are more likely to be diagnosed and open about the disorder) have an enormous amount of stigma attached to their illness.
The best way to reduce the presence of such materials is to avoid clicking through.
It is also probably a landmine of emotional triggers, and ain't nobody got time for that.
But it is nowhere near as hard as being the one with BPD.
My girlfriend is not a burden, her BPD is.”Paddy’s story isn’t a fairytale romance.
“Sometimes they look into their parent’s eyes and they see a spark. The person they knew and love is still there, somewhere deep down inside.