Anger, jealousy and depression are typical of these men.
They may be physically aggressive when they believe that a social or emotional distance exists between them and their female partners.
Researchers have found that BPD symptoms and diagnosis successfully predict dating satisfaction and stress, adolescents’ conflict with romantic partners, domestic violence, and separation and divorce.
When something goes wrong in their relationships, they do not respond in a manner that would repair the damage.
By doing so, they limit others from being able to fully cooperate in return.
Those suffering with borderline personality disorder (BPD) have a proclivity for unstable interpersonal relationships.
These individuals are unable to tolerate being alone due to their abandonment anxiety.
They also experience severe anger and frequently undermine their significant others.
Those with BPD commonly mask their dependency and manipulation.
Overall, those with BPD have intense and unstable relationships.
Commonly they view people as all good or all bad, and in a relationship this perspective is used to devalue their partners.
Because of this, they may physically lash out at their partner.
Studies have found that BPD is related to intimate partner aggression, including physical, emotional and sexual aggression.
Treatment for borderline personality disorder may include hospitalization, medication, substance abuse treatment and psychotherapy.