Family members may be quick to deny or argue the feelings experienced the person with BPD. If these feelings are ignored, the individual may resort to self-destructive ways to express their emotions.
What happens if you leave borderline personality disorder untreated?
Living with untreated Borderline Personality Disorder may result in serious adverse consequences. Individuals with BPD are at an increased risk for self-mutilation, suicide, and violent behavior. If left untreated, your symptoms may even worsen the presence of another mental or physical health problem.
How do you get borderline to respect you?
The following 9 strategies can help you support a person with BPD:Learn about BPD. Show confidence and respect. Be trustworthy. Manage conflict with attachment. Encourage Professional Help. Identify strengths. Have fun together. Take suicide seriously.More items •22 Mar 2019