Aug. 27, 2021

Can narcissistic and abusive parenting cause the development of BPD?

Can narcissistic and abusive parenting cause the development of BPD?


Can emotional and physical abuse at the hands of "narcissistic" parents who lack any sense of boundaries trigger the development of BPD traits? In this episode, I'm joined by my guest Kabir Khurana, a 21-year-old British-Indian philosophy student. This episode is perfect for anyone who is very early in their BPD recovery journey and is attempting to unravel the harmful impact of toxic family dynamics in early childhood.


โ€‹โ€‹๐Ÿ’ก Questions answered and topics explored in this episode:

โ–  Gender identity and sexual orientation and BPD (Can BPD affect sexuality?)

โ–  Can teens have BPD?

โ–  Setting boundaries with toxic parents (is "parentification" abuse?)

โ–  Can "narcissistic abuse" cause BPD?

โ–  Can you recover from BPD? (What "recovery" means to Kabir)

โ–  What is an "FP" in BPD (Kabir's perspective on the "favorite person" relationship)


๐Ÿ“ Recommended resources:

โ–  Article: Sexual Orientation and Relationship Choice in Borderline Personality Disorder by D. Bradford Reich, M.D. and Mary C. Zanarini, Ed.D.


Disclaimer: information contained in this podcast episode is for educational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for treatment or consultation with a licensed mental health professional. 

 

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