person with bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder
famlies should set boundaries about rages
bipolar disorder rages
borderline personality disorder rage
HOME  BOOKSTORE
Mental Health
Today Menu
 
 
Mental Health Today Home
Bookstore
Suicide Info
Articles
Medication
Communities
Research
Resources
Tests
Clinicians
Stigma
Fun Stuff
Links & Webrings
Free Medications
Disclaimer
Mission Statement
Privacy
Copyright
Site Map  

Replies to Family Member Letter about Rages

Person With Bipolar Disorder and/or Borderline Personality Disorder

Thank you for helping me see and understand what I do to my husband when I get into these rages. I am 58 years old and am getting better at stopping/controlling the anger when it comes but most times "it" just takes off on its own. The times my husband has looked at me with so much hurt in his eyes and says something plaintively like "honey I wish you wouldn't hurt me that way" - it does bring me up short and I turn and walk away from hurting him. I am at that point so ashamed of hurting the one person that loves me the most so I try harder and harder to recognize when "it" is coming on and channel my mind to totally something good. Totally change what I am doing or thinking is the only way to stop it --- IF I have the presence of mind and strength at that time. I'm not successful all the time. May God give you the extra strength and wisdom you need. 

Permission by Anonymous

Advertisement

 

 



MH Today Attention Deficit Bipolar Borderline Personality Depression
Gender Identity Narcissistic Personality PTSD Schizophrenia Suicide

Visit Mental Health Matters for information and articles. Get help to find a therapist or list your practice; and Psych Forums for message boards on a variety of MH topics.

 

Related Books

The Othello Response: Dealing with Jealousy, Suspicion and Rage in Your Relationship

How to Deal with Emotionally Explosive People

It's Not Personal! : A Guide to Anger Management

Stop Walking on Eggshells; Coping When Someone You Care about Has Borderline Personality Disorder

The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide: What You and Your Family Need to Know

Advertisement