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There are countless examples of potential invalidating environments that can range from mildly confusing or negative messages to extreme abuse and punishment.
Since we rely on our parents in childhood to teach us about who we are, what our worth is, and what we are capable of, when these messages and behaviors go awry, the long-term consequences can be very painful.
Perhaps this is why clients with Borderline Personality Disorder are so often labeled "difficult clients." However, that's also invalidating of the genuine and understandable distress these clients experience living inside this paradox day in and day out.
The challenge for therapists is to find a way to lessen a client's suffering by gradually lessening the internal dissonance of self-invalidation - which happens in part through the experience of validation.
Those with BPD tend to have an inability to use reward instead of punishment for small steps toward final goals.
The characteristics of BPD begin developing during childhood because the fundamental inability to regulate emotions is exacerbated by an invalidating environment.
The vulnerable child fails to learn how to identify feelings or regulate emotional stimulation.
This parent may send the child different messages about his self-worth based on mood.
This can result in a child who grows into an adult who learns that others are unsafe and unpredictable and that his worth in the eyes of important others is subject to swift and unpredictable changes.