At the July Sanctuary meeting, we watched a DVD from the series “If Only We Had Known”, which discusses how having someone in the family diagnosed with BPD affects all the members in the family,- parents, siblings etc.
We had an interesting discussion about
- how it affects you and your family and
- what you might be able to do to lessen the effects.
The importance of
- learning about bpd
- understanding the pain of bpd
- choosing to radically accept the symptoms
- validating the emotion, to help them calm down
- setting limits, especially for safety issues
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