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Borderline Personality Disorder Can Look Like

Borderline Personality Disorder Can Look Like

Borderline Personality Disorder Can Look Like:

• Frantic efforts to avoid real or imagined abandonment

• Rapid, extreme mood swings, a lack of emotional permanence

• Chronic feelings of emptiness

• A warped view of yourself, feeling like you lack a clear identity

• Black and white/ all or nothing thinking (splitting)

• Dissociation, and feelings of unreality

• Unstable relationships, cycling between extreme love (idealization) to extreme dislike (devaluation)

• Impulsive and self-destructive behaviors, like unsafe sex, reckless spending/ driving, substance abuse, etc.

• Self-harm, and/or suicidal thoughts, behaviors, or threats

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