How to Recognize "Splitting" In Borderline Personality Disorder

You've heard of borderline personality disorder, but have you heard of splitting? Dr. Ramani walks us through some examples of splitting, what it means for those with BPD - and what it means for their loved ones.

Dr. Ramani answers:

  • How does someone act when they're splitting?
  • What are the main tendencies someone has when they're splitting?
  • What causes splitting?
  • As a partner or caregiver of someone with borderline personality disorder, how can I recognize splitting?
  • How does a "good" therapist react to a patient who is splitting?
  • What is the key part of therapy when it comes to helping someone with BPD who has the tendency to split?
  • Can someone who does NOT have borderline personality disorder split?
  • What are your tips for someone who is splitting?
  • If I'm in a relationship with someone who is splitting, what should I do?

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