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3.00294550810015 out of 53.00294550810015 out of 53.00294550810015 out of 53.00294550810015 out of 53.00294550810015 out of 5 3.00 (1,358 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Paul T. Mason, Randi Kreger Narrator: Kirsten Potter Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: September 2011 ISBN: 9781452674070
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Do you feel manipulated, controlled, or lied to? Are you the focus of intense, violent, and irrational rages? Do you feel you are "walking on eggshells" to avoid the next confrontation? If the answer is "yes," someone you care about may have borderline personality disorder (BPD). Stop Walking on Eggshells has already helped nearly half a million people with friends and family members suffering from BPD understand this destructive disorder, set boundaries, and help their loved ones stop relying on dangerous BPD behaviors. This fully revised edition has been updated with the very latest BPD research and includes coping and communication skills you can use to stabilize your relationship with the BPD sufferer in your life. This compassionate guide will enable you to: -Make sense out of the chaos -Stand up for yourself and assert your needs -Defuse arguments and conflicts -Protect yourself and others from violent behavior Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • " This informative, well-written book is highly recommended for relatives and significant others of someone with BPD.”

    Library Journal

  • Verdict. This informative, well-written book is highly recommended for relatives and significant others of someone with BPD. Library Journal

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Hav | 2/12/2014

    " Excellent tips on communication that work well diffusing conflict with persons with BPD and also persons without any personality disorders. I think I grew a lot through reading and processing this book. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jennifer | 2/12/2014

    " Even though I'm not dealing with someone with BPD, there were lots of great examples and reminders for effectively desling with troublesome areas in a relationship. The book was easy to read and offered a number of practical strategies. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Sandy | 2/4/2014

    " Not as informative as I would have liked, and something about the apologia-laden tone of it annoyed me. But a readable and potentially useful bit of bibliotherapy for families/friends of people living with BPD. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Greg | 2/2/2014

    " This was a terrifically helpful book at a time when it was most needed. Thought the diagnosis (in our case) was wrong, the ideas and tools provided by the book helped nonetheless in handling the behavioral and emotional issues that were often very similar to those experienced by people with BPD. For those who may be friends or family of people suffering from borderline personality disorder, I can't recommend this book highly enough. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Matriarchy | 1/25/2014

    " Good overview, there is a chapter for parents that provides an outline of issues. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jeff Turboff | 1/24/2014

    " if someone in your life has borderline personality disorder, you need this book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Robert Hopt | 1/24/2014

    " I will never forget the acronym FOG, for things a person with borderline personality disorder uses in attempting to control another person's behavior: Fear, Obligation and Guilt. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Angela | 1/22/2014

    " helpful for diagnosis and good ideas for adjusting communication. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Melissa B | 1/22/2014

    " Good introduction to the disease and methods to work with it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Absolutnatalie | 1/20/2014

    " Excellent for therapist to recommend to patients or for your own sanity. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Cary | 1/18/2014

    " I took my life back and stopped reading it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Shannon Ferguson | 12/31/2013

    " Someone in my life suffers from this disorder, and this is the most helpful book I have found. Very quick read and good to know that you have others to relate to! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Nick | 12/16/2013

    " Umm yeah, I should have read this sooner.. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Foxthyme | 12/6/2013

    " It's always good to know you're not the only one dealing with a BPD person. Just for that alone, I love this book. All the rest of the great info is gravy. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Liz Gibbs | 9/25/2013

    " Describes borderline personality disorder in an easy-to-read way. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lynette Bilello | 9/15/2013

    " Recommended read for anyone suffering with or who knows someone with BDP "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jillian | 7/4/2013

    " I think the solutions in the setting limits chapter were really helpful. Great book;) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Bosley | 2/22/2013

    " Interesting read, and lots of techniques for dealing with folks who have symptoms of BPD. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Judy | 2/13/2013

    " extremely helpful. I wish I had the information in this book years ago. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Razi | 10/16/2012

    " A good starting point for those unfortunate enough to need information on Borderline Personality Disorder. A very personal and very touching reading experience. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Rachel | 10/2/2012

    " I didn't know anything about borderline personality disorder (bpd) before I read this book. It was enlightening "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Debra | 5/23/2012

    " Another must-read for parish priests! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Anna | 1/4/2012

    " The "Go To" book for anyone who knows/cares about someone with Borderline Personality Disorder. One of the most difficult disorders for a family member/friend to live with. Highly recommend. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Juliana | 12/7/2011

    " Excellent book if you have someone in your life with BPD. I wish I would have read this years ago. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 John | 11/22/2011

    " my guide through (or to, lol) The Darkness "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Karakuykendall | 7/28/2011

    " Anyone that has lived with someone with BPD needs to read this! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jeff | 7/26/2011

    " if someone in your life has borderline personality disorder, you need this book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Bosley | 7/7/2011

    " Interesting read, and lots of techniques for dealing with folks who have symptoms of BPD. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dianna | 6/30/2011

    " If you know a borderline personality person, you really must read this book. It can change your life and theirs. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sven | 6/15/2011

    " This book literally has changed the way I look at my mother, my sibling and my interaction with each of them. It has given me a clearer understanding of who they are and who I am because of them. Most importantly, I know now that I have a CHOICE..... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Angela | 5/25/2011

    " helpful for diagnosis and good ideas for adjusting communication. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Masamune's Song | 5/25/2011

    " A great, oft-talked-about resource for people living with people with BPD. Very useful for understanding that 'special' someone in your life. We all have one. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Megan | 5/25/2011

    " Excellent resource for someone dealing with a person with BPD, it really helps you to understand what the person is going through and enable you to deal with the disorder. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kevin | 1/29/2011

    " So far this seems spot on. Hopefully it will have good resources for dealing with this person while keeping my sanity. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Josh | 12/7/2010

    " This was very helpful in understanding why a past relationship was so difficult to be in. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Mary | 11/12/2010

    " NOT helpful. Actually more harmful than anything. Not approved by Dr. Marsha Linehan, creator of Dialectical Behavior Therapy. "

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About the Narrator

Kirsten Potter, who graduated with highest honors from Boston University, has narrated numerous audiobooks and has performed for television and in theaters across the country. She has won several awards, including eleven AudioFile Earphones Awards, and been a three-time finalist for the prestigious Audie Award for best narration. Her work has been recognized by the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts and by AudioFile magazine, among many others.