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She could not accept personal responsibility for having made her child terrified of her with her screaming rages and beatings; I startled if she made a sudden, unexpected move near me, this embarrassed her badly.
The important question for my decisions is whether they are more likely to harm others than non-borderliners are likely to harm others.I was treated well when there were other people around.It was important to my parents that we appear to be the perfect middle-class suburban nuclear family for our relatives and neighbors and dad's business community.Despite portrayals in movies and other media of psychiatric patients committing violent acts, it is well established that externalized aggression is rare among the mentally ill.Indeed, BPD is more often associated with self-harm, especially cutting or burning, than violence toward others. ” Masochistic threats or behavior may project sadistic intent on the other.
As you can imagine, having a mother that mentally ill and alternately hostile violent, then kind loving caused a lot of psychological, emotional damage to my younger sister and me.