Article 10: Leaving a Partner with Borderline Personality Disorder
Message boards are replete with advice for partners in borderline relationships to go "No Contact" - suddenly end all communication, change your phone number, block the e-mails, run away into the night.
The message boards are also filled with failed attempts to go "No Contact" with the "no contactors" repeatedly going back to their borderline partner. The renewed contact is initiated by the "non-borderline" as often as the borderline."
So why do non-borderlines fail to accomplish the goal so often?
Read this article from Joseph Carver, PhD., and learn, from this noted therapist, how to separate from a borderline relationship. According to Carver, separation involves three stages: The Detachment, Ending the Relationship, and the Follow-up Protection. Also read a practical opinion from an experienced message board member.
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