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Surviving a borderline parent: how to heal your childhood wounds & build trust, boundaries, and self-esteem

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Surviving a Borderline Parent is the first step-by-step guide for adult children of parents with borderline personality disorder.

Between 6 and 10 million people in the US suffer from borderline personality disorder. This book teaches adult children how to overcome the devastating effects of growing up with a parent who suffers from BPD.

Although relatively common, borderline personality disorder (BPD) is often overlooked or misdiagnosed by therapists and clinicians and denied by those who suffer from it.

Symptoms of this problem include unpredictability, violence and uncontrollable anger, deep depression and self-abuse. Parents with BPD are often unable to provide for the basic physical and emotional needs of their children. In an ironic and painful role reversal, BPD parents can actually raise children to be their caretakers. They may burden even very young children with adult responsibilities.

If you were raised by a BPD parent, your childhood was a volatile and painful time. This book, the first written specifically for children of borderline parents, offers step-by-step guidance to understanding and overcoming the lasting effects of being raised by a person suffering from this disorder. Discover specific coping strategies for dealing with issues common to children of borderline parents: low self-esteem, lack of trust, guilt, and hypersensitivity. Make the major decision whether to confront your parent about his or her condition.

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Those raised by a BPD parent endured a volatile and painful childhood. This book offers readers step-by-step guidance to understanding and overcoming the lasting effects of being raised by a person with this disorder. Readers discover coping strategies for dealing with low self-esteem, lack of trust, guilt, and hypersensitivity.

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subject_facet Borderline personality disorder -- Patients -- Family relationships, Borderline personality disorder -- Popular works, Parents -- Mental health
title_display Surviving a borderline parent : how to heal your childhood wounds & build trust, boundaries, and self-esteem
title_full Surviving a Borderline Parent How to Heal Your Childhood Wounds and Build Trust, Boundaries, and Self-Esteem, Surviving a borderline parent : how to heal your childhood wounds & build trust, boundaries, and self-esteem / Kimberlee Roth and Freda B. Friedman ; foreword by Randi Kreger, Surviving a borderline parent : how to heal your childhood wounds and build trust, boundaries, and self-esteem [electronic resource] / Freda B. Friedman and Kimberlee Roth
title_short Surviving a borderline parent :
title_sub how to heal your childhood wounds & build trust, boundaries, and self-esteem
topic_facet Borderline personality disorder, Family & Relationships, Family relationships, Mental health, Nonfiction, Parents, Patients