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Keep these things in mind when a family member or friend has borderline disorder.

Having talked to and interacted with many people who have borderline personality disorder, I could not leave the knowledge I gained to myself. So I wrote this book to help those who know little about the condition and know even less about how to handle the situation. In this book you'll learn:

  • What to do when a borderliner lashes out against you.
  • More about borderline disorder and how to deal with those who have it.
  • Tips and tricks to keep your emotions under control and stay calm.
  • Some of the most common pitfalls, based on experience.

©2016 Christian Olsen (P)2016 Christian Olsen

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Takes a rather negative view of BPD sufferers

I bought this to see if I could get some strategies to help my husband cope with my BPD (only recently diagnosed). By the end of it I felt like a manipulative super villain! Now I'm questioning if my even writing this is part of my BPD profile... taking things personally and to heart. Not sure about this one. I know it isn't aimed at sufferers, but sheesh I feel awful after listening.

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Brilliant

Loved the simplicity of the information. Exactly what I needed to hear to help my relationship with my daughter. Thank you.

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  • farriberri
  • 13-08-2016

Finally, real help!!

I've been looking for cut and dry solutions/ideas to end the war in my home. Not only did this book provide me with real solutions...but as I listened I was shocked at the "nail on the head" descriptions of my male fiancé's behaviors. I am so thankful I found this book. 1 million thank yous to the author. I would love to find such a simplistic way to explain this disorder to the borderline client.

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  • MDWhite
  • 29-01-2017

Actionable steps to take for those involved with someone with bpd

Easy to listen and take specific actions. A great overview. Quick listen. Will refer back to this multiple times.

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  • Ciaran
  • 19-09-2017

Wish I would have read this six years ago!

The author makes very concise points about the disorder. So many of the examples I was able to apply instantly, and even remember enough of the situation to know where my mistakes were. If you feel as though any relationship may have symptoms of BPD I highly recommend you read or listen to this book!

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  • Rosalee M.
  • 11-09-2017

Wow...much needed info

This book was short but packed with so much information that is helpful to me living with a spouse with BPD.

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  • Andrea
  • 18-09-2018

Quick and simple

Is a list available on line? Very useful even after reading many books. A quick and simple quide helps a lot.

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  • DLEHD
  • 26-03-2018

Valuable info on dealing with a loved one with BPD

I enjoyed this outline of steps to remember when having personal interactions with a loved one with borderline personality disorder. My spouse and I suspect that he struggles with BPD, and we're working on his willingness to get help and testing for it. Our marriage has been a struggle and I wish I had learned of this disorder sooner and heard the steps presented in this book earlier on. I believe we would be in a better position than we currently find ourselves in. The information provided on a BPD's reactions to situations is spot on, and the additional information on how to/not to handle or react to their position as a loved one is great. I will most definitely be listening and making notes to myself moving forward in my marriage in attempts to stop the blow up situations from occurring and have a more peaceful home. Thank you for such a fantastic overview of both sides of this type of relationship!

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  • eric
  • 05-02-2018

Helpful to understanding BPD loved ones.

I really enjoyed how brief the book was, as many of the other BPD books are so long and full of info it can be overwhelming. This was book gives a clear idea of what to expect in having a loved one with BPD, which can help family members feel more prepared. I was hoping to hear more specifics on HOW to set boundaries and regulate my own emotions when a BPD loved one is losing control. Still, a useful, brief read.

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  • Pedro I. Osa
  • 03-02-2018

This Book Spoke To Me!!!

I recommend this book to anyone who has a loved one that struggles with borderline personality disorder. The author provides a great summary of the ideas discussed in other books that are out on the market on the same topic. He also provides some good examples of what to do in specific situations.

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  • ADAM SPENDING MONEY
  • 17-09-2017

POSSIBLY SAVED MY LIFE

Where does Borderline Disorder rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

I NEVER THOUGHT I WOULD HAVE THE NEED TO READ SOMETHING LIKE THIS. IM JUST A SMALL TOWN COUNTRY BOY AND STUFF LIKE THIS WILL NEVER HAPPEN TO ME, WOULD HAVE LIKELY BEEN MY RESPONSE IF ASKED A FEW YEARS AGO. I WAS SO VERY WRONG. I NEVER SAW IT COMING UNTIL IT WAS TOO LATE. I WENT FROM MEETING THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PRETTY SEXY WOMAN IN THE WORLD THAT ABSOULTLEY BLEW MY SOCKS OFF WITH HER LOOKS AND CHARM AND UNLIMITED PORN STAR QUALITY SEX. I THOUGHT WE WERE PERFECT FOR EACH OTHER AND I FELT 10 FEET TALL AND BULLET PROOF. BAD THING ABOUT BEING 10 FEET TALL IS IT HURTS MUCH MORE WHEN YOU FALL. THIS BOOK SHOULD BE REQUIRED IN SCHOOL

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  • Kate
  • 06-10-2017

Too much self promotion

“Tips” trend towards sx identification and do not offer unique or insightful methods for coping. His self promotion bothered me a lot. Considering my disappointment with this book, I will not buy the others he wrote and recommends.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 12-08-2018

Invaluable.

Very well done and to the point. The fact it's short is great. I plan to listen to it once a month. Fundamentally I've finally realised that not everyone can change their ways but the rest of us can manage the impact.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 12-08-2018

Life Saver!

This book really helped me to understand my partner i could really relate to a lot of the issues being talked about and it gave me insight and hope. I feel it has helped me to save my marriage and has given me future guidance.

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