3:20 This show is part 2 of our two-part discussion of borderline personalities. We will discuss what you can do if you are in a relationship with a borderline personality.
5:19 We first get into a quick overview of the things you can do that will make a difference in dealing with a borderline personality.
6:05 Dr. Marty digs deeper into this list, starting with a “self-image checkup”. What can you do to make yourself feel more positive, and better about yourself? Dr. Marty covers 5 things you can do to help improve your self-image.
10:30 What is the movie about yourself playing out in your head? Is it negative or positive?
12:40 What can therapy do to help improve your self-image?
13:30 Next, Dr. Marty talks about how anger reduction can help when dealing with a borderline personality.
15:55 Continuing with the discussion on how to deal with borderline personalities, we talk about the importance of setting boundaries.
18:37 How does fear of abandonment work with relationships involving a borderline personality?
20:36 How does a partner of a borderline personality dealing with conflict?
21:38 How is it possible to empathize without giving in?
22:07 The biggest mistake partners of borderline personalities make is waiting for the borderline person to get therapy. Don’t wait for the other person to change!
24:06 Dr. Marty covers 7 steps to deal with tension, and how to prevent fights.
31:40 Dr. Marty makes an announcement that because of time constraints, the “Ask Dr. Marty” Show will no longer be broadcast every Tuesday. He will be doing other things, in a different framework, on WOLD in the future.
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