Dating a borderline man
They had very little in common except the functions that they fulfilled for each other.
Benny tolerated her fears and weaknesses because he enjoyed being the strong one. Maria tolerated Benny’s controlling ways because she felt inadequate to mold her own life.
They tend to do this for different reasons: The Borderline Reason: Many people with Borderline adaptations live for love.
They use connecting to someone as a remedy for feelings of emptiness, restlessness, and loneliness.
This is similar to what went on when we were in elementary school. Everyone in the “Chickadees,” for example, could read at about the same level.