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A Letter To My Daughters About Abuse

Dear Sweet Daughters, I love you so very much. In fact, I try to show that love to you every single day, with every breath…

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Who I Am Is Beautiful & Bisexual

We all have moments in our lives where we try to fight reality or hide the truth. Sometimes, we do it in order to protect…

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5 Things Children Of An Alcoholic Do

We all know that our childhood directly impacts our adulthood, yet most of us rarely stop to think about it. Naturally, one of the largest…

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How I Told My Daughter About Mental Illness

Over the past two years, I have been admitted to my local psychiatric hospital four times, attended an intensive outpatient program for four months, plowed…

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6 Lessons From My Inpatient Hospitalization

I first walked through the doors of my local psychiatric hospital over two years ago. I felt so terrified that I could barely speak. Somehow…

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How You Can Help Prevent Suicide

I have a very serious confession to make: I have tried to die by suicide. I have made 3 attempts; my first being at age…

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Mental Health Holds No Silver Linings

We live in a world where we tell people there’s only one way to feel: OK. When someone isn’t smiling and skipping around, we tell…

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To Someone Newly Diagnosed With BPD

Maybe you’ve spent years trying to understand why you seemed different. Perhaps you’ve stumped countless professionals or been turned away when you weren’t “better” with…

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The Harsh Reality Of BPD And Professionals

I hate introductions almost as much as I hate goodbyes. For someone living with borderline personality disorder, though, both of these occur commonly with personal…

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7 Common Myths About Borderline Personality

Borderline personality disorder comes with many stigmas, and tons of myths. The amount of negative media surrounding this disorder makes me sick. However, in hopes…

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