How To Navigate Dating When You Have Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
BPD is one of the most stigmatised mental health disorders. As a result, some believe those with the disorder are unworthy of being loved.
It has been estimated that there is one in 100 people living with BPD in the UK, and two in 100 in the U.S., though the actual prevalence is thought to be much higher than these statistics.
Many people with BPD are living happy and fulfilled lives, but there are undoubtedly people like myself who are still hesitant to relinquish control in the realm of relationships.
Though this emotional volatility can be scary, allowing yourself to be present in the emotions is the best way to get through it
Look out for warning signs of co-dependent and abusive relationships
Take things slow and Don’t overthink it
Learn to embrace the fear
Decide when you’re comfortable talking about BPD and Invest in your friendships