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Mother-in-law with borderline personality disorder. Is there any hope for me?
11 doctors weighed in

Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree
In brief: Pray & read
Walking on eggshells is a book 4 people living with borderlines.

In brief: Pray & read
Walking on eggshells is a book 4 people living with borderlines.
Dr. Douglas Bey
Dr. Douglas Bey
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Dr. Jonathan Shedler
Depends how much you have to deal with your mother-in-law, I suppose.
Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Borderline
Not sure if u r worried about her kids & whether they will inherit the disorder. Best to discuss with her son/daughter what u r worried about based on what u have seen, or simply to put it aside & focus on your partner.

In brief: Borderline
Not sure if u r worried about her kids & whether they will inherit the disorder. Best to discuss with her son/daughter what u r worried about based on what u have seen, or simply to put it aside & focus on your partner.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. James Eyerman
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Compassion
As the dalai lama says: 'say 'compassion', say 'compassion', always say 'compassion' ".

In brief: Compassion
As the dalai lama says: 'say 'compassion', say 'compassion', always say 'compassion' ".
Dr. James Eyerman
Dr. James Eyerman
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Borderline
The hardest thing to maintain with borderline personality disorder are interpersonal boundaries.
Boundary violations often occur with people struggling with this disorder, in this case mother-in-law, and you're going to have to work on those boundary issues first and foremost, most notably in terms of safeguarding against being emotionally invaded or manipulated by that person.

In brief: Borderline
The hardest thing to maintain with borderline personality disorder are interpersonal boundaries.
Boundary violations often occur with people struggling with this disorder, in this case mother-in-law, and you're going to have to work on those boundary issues first and foremost, most notably in terms of safeguarding against being emotionally invaded or manipulated by that person.
Dr. Andrew Berry
Dr. Andrew Berry
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