I won this book in a giveaway but if I had known about it I would have gladly paid full price for it. This book is worth every penny! Someone that I am very close to has BPD and I have never quite understood the diagnosis. After reading this book I have more empathy and understanding for my loved one. The author explains BPD in a clinical sense that is easy to follow without dumbing it down. I could see my loved one in many of the scenarios presented and the way the author uses mindfulness techniques to change a patient's behavior is brilliant and encouraging. A patient who actively participates in their treatment will feel empowered and hopeful. I passed this book on to my loved one and I can already see an improvement in their coping skills and behavior. I highly recommend this book to anyone who has BPD or anyone who loves a person with BPD. I also learned how to deal more effectively with my loved one and they have seen a change in my response to them which has helped us become closer and to have a more peaceful relationship.