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Symptoms Of Abandonment Issues In Adults
Can fear of abandonment be manifested as a key symptom in other mental illness besides borderline personality disorder?
Fear of abandonment: Is not unique to Borderline Personality Disorder which includes a pattern of unstable intense relationships, distorted self-image, extreme emotions and impulsiveness. It may occur in otherwise healthy individuals or in individuals who are anxious and/or depressed. Develop emotional self-reliance, positive self-esteem, self-confidence and realistic relationships. Therapy can help. Best regards. ...Read more
Jalyn is dealing with abandonment issues, she has become highly sensitive and has melt downs over the smallest things, what can I do to help her?
Patience, honesty: You didn't reveal the circumstances around Jalyn's abandonment issues: permanent? Are you suffering too? If so, (be honest - can't be honest w Jalyn while in denial yourself!) then take care of yourself - in an airplane, we're told to put the oxygen on ourselves first for a reason). Maintain routines; assure Jalyn you'll be there. Get help when needed - sooner better than later. Hope that helps ...Read more
How do you survive in your loneliest time of despair and abandonment by the only person you loved and you thought loved you?
Talk to someone...: Thankfully, the human psyche has an innate ability to move forward in grieving the most difficult losses. Just keep faith and hope in the healing process. Also, there is no need to do it alone, if it feels too overwhelming; why not connect with a good therapist for support and assistance. You may also explore alternative ways of thinking and feeling about what happened! Wishing you well... ...Read more
It depends on the: Age of the child when the parent passes away. Certainly all children who lose a parent would benefit from psychotherapy. Abandonment issues is one of the common reactions. Many research studies indicate that loss of a parent can lead to a wide variety of emotional problems. Having strong social support systems helps. ...Read more
Would you forgive a family member with bpd if they were scared of abandonment? If you felt harassed but they didn't mean too
SET BOUNDARIES: BIPOLAR INDIVIDUALS CAN BE VERY MANIPULATIVE AND TEND TO BE HIGHLY INTELLIGENT. They tend to be non-compliant with Meds. You must set strict boundaries with BPD or they will DOMINATE YOUR LIFE. Make sure they get regular followup with medication titration and reevaluation. REMEMBER YOUR LIFE AND HAPPINESS ARE ESSENTIAL. If they become TOXIC, limit your exposure. ...Read more
Good question: You sound like you have some insight into what's bothering you. You probably have a fear of abandonment because you've experienced abandonment. Keep seeking. Therapy can help you create a different experience where you don't feel abandoned and then don't fear it. Good luck and keep us updated. ...Read more
Borderline: Intense, unstable, and conflicted close relationships (e.g., mistrust, neediness, and anxious preoccupation with real or imagined abandonment, close relationships often viewed in extremes of idealization and devaluation and alternating between overinvolvement and withdrawal). Fears of rejection by—and/or separation from—significant others (e.g., excessive dependency, loss of autonomy). ...Read more
That depends: I see that you are o effexor (venlafaxine). Is fear of abandonment a more general issue in your life than just fear of health care providers giving up on you? If it is, the answer will be to address that pattern within yourself. Some people look to physicians to fill dependency needs & feel abandoned when the physician can not. When that is the case, lowering expectations will help. ...Read more
What should I be doing to control my borderline personality disorder while I can't pay for counseling? I have trouble with anger and abandonment.
Adults fear it too.: Fear of abandonment is, if we're honest, wide spread. Panic and terrible reactive behaviors are, fortunately, rare and might be seen in bpd. I think the word "infantile" refers to the basis of the problem. That it begins when a baby experiences ongoing stress from questionable parenting - even including actual or temporary abandonment. It disrupts the development of trust which is critical. ...Read more
Borderline: Absolutely, intense fear of abandonment, being manipulative, impulsivity, a tendency to think of people and things in all good or all bad terms, self mutilating behaviors, drug and alcohol abuse, sexual impulsivity, a profoundly disturb sense of self, and extreme emotional volatility. ...Read more
Many adults fear it.: Fear of abandinment is, if we're honest, fairly wide spread. Panic and terrible reactive behaviors are, fortunately, rare and might be seen in bpd. I think the word "infantile" refers to the basis of the problem. That it begins when a baby experiences ongoing stress from questionable parenting - even including actual or temporary abandonment. It disrupts the development of trust which is critical. ...Read more
Of course: It depends on custody and how much true love is provided. Parents should be unanimous in how this is achieved. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with BPD and major chronic depression. Since there is no way that I can afford ongoing therapy, I have been researching BPD, the fear of abandonment is definitely accurate, but the second major problem is with anger, which causes th
Read online that some pituitary issues can make adults over 35 grow couple inches taller w/no other symptoms. Besides acromegaly what issues cause it?
What is a progressive neurological disease that affects adults (in 30's or 40's) where the patient approximately 10-20 years after onset of symptoms?
Please clarify: There is a word or phrase or something missing from your question. "What is a progressive neurological disease that affects adults (in 30's or 40's)" is okay, but the rest makes no sense. You can see that, right? Please repost your question with clearer wording. ...Read more
Book Length: You are asking a question that would be a book length answer. We only have four hundred characters here. It is best to give doctor's your specific symptoms and to not prejudge a diagnosis. ...Read more
Aspergers: Please see the official website at www. Usautism. Org for the specifics. In essence individuals with this disorder have difficulty understanding the emotion of others. They have above-average intelligence but their social disability hurts their overall function. Please seek help if you or someone you care for is burdened with this disorder. Good luck and well wishes. ...Read more
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