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Is it possible for someone with borderline personality to have a mutually satisfying relationship?

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Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

Not for any length of time.
One of the hallmarks of this disorder is intense, volatile, and short lived relationships.

In brief: No

Not for any length of time.
One of the hallmarks of this disorder is intense, volatile, and short lived relationships.
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Thanks for your candor, Dr. Zimmerman. I hope this helps our correspondent.
Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Borderline

I Suppose it's possible, but it's going to be extremely difficult.
Remember what you're dealing with here are 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.

In brief: Borderline

I Suppose it's possible, but it's going to be extremely difficult.
Remember what you're dealing with here are 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.
Dr. Andrew Berry
Dr. Andrew Berry
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