Stop Walking on Eggshells

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New Harbinger Publications, 1998 - Psychology - 258 pages
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Guide for family and friends of those with borderline personality disorder. Designed to help them understand how the disorder affects their loved ones and recognize what they can do to establish personal limits and enforce boundaries, communicate more effectively, and take care of themselves.
 

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Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder

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This updated text from Mason and Kreger-well-known contributors to the borderline personality disorder (BPD) literature-offers a wealth of information and support for loved ones. Initial chapters ... Read full review

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excellent book. ever scratch you head and try to understand what just happened this book will help you understand that its not your fault and that youre not crazy. trust me... you will better ... Read full review

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Contents

Intimate Strangers How This Book Came to Be
1
Does Someone You Care about Have BPD?
11
Defining BPD
25
Understanding BPD Behavior
53
How BPD Behavior Affects NonBPs
73
Making Changes Within Yourself
87
Setting Boundaries and Developing Skills
111
Asserting Your Needs with Confidence and Clarity
139
Your Borderline Child
197
Distortion Campaigns
209
What Now? Making Decisions about the Relationship
221
A Causes and Treatment of BPD
235
B Tips for NonBPs Who Have BPD
241
Resources
247
References
255
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Randi Kreger has brought the concerns of family members who have a loved one with BPD to an international forefront through her website, www.bpdcentral.com, and the Welcome to Oz online support community. Through Eggshells Press, she offers family members a wide variety of more specialized booklets and other materials. She was also instrumental in the formation of the Personality Disorders Awareness Network (PDAN), a not-for-profit organization. Kreger is author of The Stop Walking on Eggshells Workbook and The Essential Family Member Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder. She speaks and gives workshops about BPD internationally.

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