Interpersonal relationship triggers The most common BPD triggers are relationship triggers. Many people with BPD have a high sensitivity to abandonment and can experience intense fear and anger, impulsivity, self-harm, and even suicidality in relationship events that make them feel rejected, criticised or abandoned.
What triggers a BPD person?
Separations, disagreements, and rejections—real or perceived—are the most common triggers for symptoms. A person with BPD is highly sensitive to abandonment and being alone, which brings about intense feelings of anger, fear, suicidal thoughts and self-harm, and very impulsive decisions.
Can BPD come on suddenly?
Although the majority of BPD cases arise earlier in life, there are some older adults who show BPD symptoms for the first time. They may be affected by loss of social supports and loved ones, which could serve as “triggers for late-onset BPD” in people who otherwise were able to compensate for personality disturbance.
Why does a narcissist discard?
The narcissist sees people as objects they use to meet their needs, and to discard when the person no longer serves a purpose for them. A narcissist will discard when the person no longer can boost the narcs ego or be the fuel to replenish their narcissistic supply.