Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care about Has Borderline Personality Disorder (Paperback)
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Isn't it time you stopped walking on eggshells? Learn how with this fully revised and updated third edition of a self-help classic--now with more than one million copies sold
Do you feel manipulated, controlled, or lied to? Are you the focus of intense, violent, and irrational rages? Do you feel you are 'walking on eggshells' to avoid the next confrontation? If the answer is 'yes, ' someone you care about may have borderline personality disorder (BPD)--a mood disorder that causes negative self-image, emotional instability, and difficulty with interpersonal relationships.
Stop Walking on Eggshells has already helped more than a million people with friends and family members suffering from BPD understand this difficult disorder, set boundaries, and help their loved ones stop relying on dangerous BPD behaviors. This fully revised third edition has been updated with the very latest BPD research on comorbidity, extensive new information about narcissistic personality disorder (NPD), the effectiveness of schema therapy, and coping and communication skills you can use to stabilize your relationship with the BPD or NPD sufferer in your life.
This compassionate guide will enable you to:
- Make sense out of the chaos
- Stand up for yourself and assert your needs
- Defuse arguments and conflicts
- Protect yourself and others from violent behavior
If you're ready to bring peace and stability back into your life, this time-tested guide will show you how, one confident step at a time.
About the Author
Paul T. Mason, MS, is a seasoned health care executive currently serving as vice president of Ascension Medical Group in Wisconsin. His research on borderline personality disorder (BPD) has been published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology, and his written work has appeared in national and international print media. Randi Kreger is author of The Stop Walking on Eggshells Workbook and The Essential Family Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder. Her website, www.StopWalkingOnEggshells.com, offers material related to BPD. She also provides a free online family support group, Moving Forward, at groups.io/g/MovingForward. She gives workshops throughout the US and Japan.