You have the right to protect your body, belongings, and financial situation.
For example, if your loved one controls or manipulates you into handing over your entire paycheck so he can use it to buy a new car, you can say, "I am no longer going to give you money.
Creating a plan on how to deal with the behaviors ensures that you are not feeding the symptoms of the disorder by ensuring you stay calm in the midst of an issue.
You will also be able to reinforce better, productive behaviors. They yell, threaten suicide (and are sometimes serious), accuse, blame, and are highly defensive.
For instance, if your partner threatens suicide, you could say, "Okay, I'm calling the police." Hopefully, this will be enough to have them settle down, and if your significant other does not settle down, at least you will have the help you need to handle the situation.
Suicide attempts are a common feature of the disorder.
It is challenging to have a relationship with a person that has borderline personality disorder (BPD), especially since one of the hallmarks of the disorder is unstable relationships.