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Understanding the Borderline Mother

Helping Her Children Transcend the Intense, Unpredictable, and Volatile Relationship

by Christine Ann Lawson

  • 198 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Jason Aronson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Child & developmental psychology,
  • Parenthood,
  • Social Psychology,
  • Psychopathology - General,
  • Psychology,
  • Dysfunctional Families,
  • Personality,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Mental Illness

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8055357M
    ISBN 100765703319
    ISBN 109780765703316

    Jan 02,  · Understanding the Borderline Mother THE WAIF MOTHER for education, non profit, demonstration purpose only. A study of society and it's implications. All material within . "Understanding the Borderline Mother" by Christine Ann Lawson is an interesting book, but I felt that it focused far too much on the negative aspects (yes there are many) of the Borderline /5(9).

    Jan 01,  · Understanding the Borderline Mother PREFACE / INTRODUCTION for education, non profit, demonstration purpose only. A study of society and it's implications. All material within belongs to . Understanding the Borderline Mother Pdf E-Book Review and Description: The first love in our lives is our mother. Recognizing her face, her voice, the which suggests of her moods, and her facial expressions is important to survival.

    The borderline mother responds well, as does anyone, to consistency, sameness of experience, and knowing what to expect. Sticking to your boundaries is literally good for both of you. The goal is not to deprive, frustrate, or punish but to grow toward mutual understanding. "Understanding the Borderline Mother" is a highly informative book for the outsider, and is helpful in understanding not only the borderline parent, but in understanding and helping her children as well. This book was very well organized, and very well researched/5(5).


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Understanding the Borderline Mother by Christine Ann Lawson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Aug 30,  · In this book, Dr. Christine Ann Lawson vividly describes how mothers who suffer from borderline personality disorder produce children who may flounder in life even as adults, futilely struggling to reach the safety of a parental harbor, unable to recognize that their borderline parent lacks a pier, or even a discernible shore/5().

Lawson's recommendations for prevention include empathic understanding of the borderline mother and early intervention with her children to ground them in reality and counteract the often dangerous effects of living with a "make-believe" mother. Some readers may recognize their mothers as well as themselves in this book/5.

I bought this book years ago on here on a whim and it changed everything for me. My mother had mentioned that a doctor told her she needed therapy for her Borderline and I had no idea what that meant. When I got and read this book it transformed my brain and understanding of Borderline/5().

Jul 01,  · "Understanding the Borderline Mother" is a highly informative book for the outsider, and is helpful in understanding not only the borderline parent, but in understanding and helping her children /5.

Aug 30,  · Christine Ann Lawson vividly describes how mothers who suffer from borderline personality disorder produce children who may flounder in life even as adults, futilely struggling to reach the safety of a parental harbor, unable to recognize that their borderline parent lacks a pier, or even a discernible evenousaccess.com by: 3.

“Understanding the Borderline Mother” is an excellent book that illuminates the intense and difficult dynamic between borderline mothers and their children. For adult children of BPD mothers, reading it is a means of further understanding what issues they face as a result of their upbringing, Understanding the Borderline Mother book can lead to important realizations and healing.

Jan 07,  · It discusses childhood and the BPD mother in four archetypes (the waif, hermit, queen, and the witch). It also discusses the "make believe" images and unreal family dynamics we've all grown up with. level 2 kintsugi 💜: damage + healing = beauty Original Poster 1 point · 3 years ago.

Books such as “Understanding the Borderline Mother,” by Christine Ann Lawson, Ph.D., can also be helpful. Educate yourself about ways to change the dynamic in your relationship with your mother.

Learn to set boundaries and overcome feelings of guilt and obligation. More Info for Adult Children of Borderline Mothers (see the book Evil Genes).

If you have read "Understanding The Borderline Mother" by Christine Lawson, you are familiar with the sub. The Witch Mother: The darkness within the borderline Witch is annihilating rage.

Her inner experience is the conviction of being evil, and her behavior evokes submission. The Witch can hide in any of the other three profiles as a temporary ego-state.

She is filled with self-hatred and may single out one child as the target of her rage. With good therapy, time and better life experiences, the adult child of a borderline mother can sometimes come to accept what happened, and even, occasionally, forgive.

But, he or she will never. Sep 01,  · Christine Ann Lawson's book Understanding The Borderline Mother Helping Her Children Transcend the Intense, Unpredictable, and Volatile Relationship has allowed me not feel alone in the world and acknowledge that this really did happen to other people.5/5(5).

Mar 30,  · Review: Understanding the Borderline Mother by Christine Lawson crazy, or broken in the way they were led to believe by what was fundamentally an invalidating child-rearing environment.

The vignettes and analyses in Lawson’s book provided them with a transformational “Ah ha!” moment. May 06,  · This book is very interesting, about borderline mothers, and classifies them into types - the waif who is sad, the hermit who is frightened and the queen who is empty.

Any one can turn into a witch - angry when they have their feelings, and unfortunately children are /5(25). Jun 26,  · Clinician Christine Ann Lawson, Ph.D. developed four distinct types of people with borderline personality disorder (BPD) in her book Understanding the Borderline Mother: Helping Her Children Transcend the Intense, Unpredictable, and Volatile Relationship ().

Lawson's book categorizes borderAuthor: Spring Butterfly. Oct 19,  · Understanding the Borderline Mother: Helping Her Children Transcend the Intense, Unpredictable, and Volatile Relationship, this is a great books that I think are not only fun to read but also very educational.

Adult Child of Parent(s) with Borderline Personality Adult Children of Those with Borderline Personality. I finally decided to stop fooling around and powered through Christine Lawson's book Understanding The Borderline Mother.

I have some odd ability to quickly absorb books like this. I read pages in three hours. I feel raw after reading it, and the only way I'll.

Aug 30,  · Understanding the Borderline Mother: Helping Her Children Transcend the Intense, Unpredictable, and Volatile Relationship/5.

The borderline mother unconsciously solicits the alliance of the all-good child. She lives vicariously through this child and seeks validation through the child’s accomplishments.

Without recognizing the child’s need for separateness, the borderline mother emotionally merges with the all-good child, leaving the child feeling devoured. Understanding My Borderline Mother As the grown child of a woman with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), I am forever grateful to Christine Ann Lawson who authored Understanding the Borderline Mother: Helping Her Children Transcend the Intense, Unpredictable, and Volatile Relationship for shining a spotlight on this mystifying, tragic, devastating disorder.

This book was very informative and gave me insight to what may be going on in my grandson's head. After reading this book I found out that nobody can really diagnosis my grandson because the Personality Disorder is much like the Borderline Personality Disorder .Dr.

Lawson's recommendations for prevention include empathic understanding of the borderline mother and early intervention with her children to ground them in reality and counteract the often dangerous effects of living with a "make-believe" mother.

Some readers may recognize their mothers as well as themselves in this book/5(35).Jan 01,  · This book is well worth the investment for any adult child with a borderline parent.” —Christine A. Lawson, Ph.D., author of Understanding the Borderline Mother “Life with a ‘normal’ parent can be hard enough.

All of us have stories about low points in growing up/5.