Dating emotionally unstable men
Irritability and inappropriate anger with temper tantrums may occur. While love addiction is not medically diagnosable, addictive behavior is difficult to live with. They are unable to see the faults of their partner, and cannot tolerate changes in intimacy.Because their partner will eventually disappoint them, the person with BPD must reconcile their black and white conceptualization.Researchers have found that BPD symptoms and diagnosis successfully predict dating satisfaction and stress, adolescents’ conflict with romantic partners, domestic violence, and separation and divorce.Typically individuals with BPD have difficulty trusting others.Seeing therapists separately is important so that each individual can work on their own issues before working on the relationship.
Studies have found that BPD is related to intimate partner aggression, including physical, emotional and sexual aggression.
Because of the intense fear of loneliness and abandonment, when the relationship is viewed as at risk these individuals may feel extreme anger.