Just as it is important to understand that not everything that looks like a recovery is a real recovery, it is equally important to understand that not all attempts at recovery are false.
It is a commonly held myth that nobody ever recovers from personality disorders.
There are many who do commit themselves to recovery, make a genuine effort to stumble and fight for themselves first - and for their loved ones second. You will find many such people in recovery groups.
Most successful recoveries for a person who suffers from a personality disorder exhibit some degree of the following components.