Splitting, Denial And Flooding : The Inter-relationship

‘SPLITTING’ : This is an unconscious defense mechanism that involves us seeing things in extreme and exaggerated ways, either as ALL GOOD or ALL BAD; this unconscious strategy is often seen in people suffering from borderline personality disorder (BPD).¬† For example, those suffering from this disorder frequently vacillate between, at times, perceiving a friend or …

Childhood Trauma Leading Us To See Others As ‘All Good’ Or ‘All Bad.’

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1272 words One of the things that frequently marks the childhood of individuals who later develop¬† BPD (one of the hallmarks of BPD is that sufferers tend to see others as ‘all good’ or ‘all bad’) is LOSS, especially when the loss has occurred as a result of death, divorce, or serious illness (necessitating long …