Breaking Free from Boomeranglove: Getting Unhooked from Abusive Borderline Relationships

Breaking Free from Boomeranglove: Getting Unhooked from Abusive Borderline Relationships

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by Lynn Melville
     
 

Living in a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde relationship can be very confusing, until we learn about Borderline Personality Disorder. Lynn Melville wrote 'Breaking Free from Boomerang Love' as she crawled out of her own pain with a Borderline partner.

'Boomerang Love' describes the on-again, off-again behavior some of us have engaed in with our love relationships … See more details below

Overview

Living in a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde relationship can be very confusing, until we learn about Borderline Personality Disorder. Lynn Melville wrote 'Breaking Free from Boomerang Love' as she crawled out of her own pain with a Borderline partner.

'Boomerang Love' describes the on-again, off-again behavior some of us have engaed in with our love relationships We leave the painful relationship . . . then go back to it . . . then leave it . . . over and over and over.

Through the daily readings and affirmations in 'Boomerang Love', you'll be led into an inspirational, experiential journey as seen through the eyes of a partner to someone suffering with Borderline Personality Disorder. 'Boomreang Love' progresses from the silent withdrawals to the exploding rages of the Borderline -- from the fearful walking-on-eggshells behavior of the partner to ultimate healing and empowerment.

'Boomerang Love' describes how the partner of the Borderline repeatedly leaves the relationship, only to return to it again and again, desperately trying to fix an illness of which they don't even know the name -- and which only the Borderline can fix, with professional mental health help.

In reading 'Boomerang Love', you'll:

* Re-feel and finish grieving your own pain
* Laugh and then watch your denial disappear
* Achieve a new strength to stand up for yourself
* Re-connect and reach for guidance from the God of your understanding

The object of 'Boomerang Love' is to help you reconnect with yourself -- who you are and what you're feeling in the relationship you're in. Our feelings are what lead us to the actions we need to take.

Our heads have known all along what we needed to do . . . .

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Editorial Reviews

Elyce Benham, MS, NCC, CCFC, LPC
As a psychotherapist dealing with Borderline Personality Disordered people for the last 19 years, I'm thrilled to finally see a book written by a partner of a Borderline for other partners.

I've served as the online therapist for the Land of Oz Internet community board () for the past 5 years. I've seen literally hundreds of partners post on this site, begging for information and support.

'Boomerang Love' will now be a lifeline to throw them.
Randi Kreger
Lynn Melville has a gift for expressing herself in a way that touches her readers' deepest heart. 'Boomerang Love' shows them how to break free from their addiction to unhealthy relationships by valuing themselves and developing personal limits instead of trying to change their partner.

Randi Kreger
Co-Author, 'Stop Walking on Eggshells'
Rebecca Robertson
Lynn Melville's book is an excellent resource for someone who is caught in the cycle of violence. While not all abusers have a personality disorder, as Melville points out, the important thing is to focus on yourself, to "re-connect with yourself." This is the only way out of an abusive relationship, since we cannot change someone else's behavior.

Rebecca Robertson
Executive Director
Domestic Violence Solutions for Santa Barbara County

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013130906
Publisher:
Melville Publications
Publication date:
08/01/2004
Series:
Boomerang Love , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
332
Sales rank:
452,444
File size:
16 MB
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