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How An IOP Program Helped Me Find Myself

The first time I walked into the doors at my local psychiatric hospital to start their Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), I was absolutely terrified… so terrified…

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The Mixed Feelings Of Giving Up Self-Harm

Each year, 1 in 5 women and 1 in 7 men engage in self-harm. For me, self-harm has been one of the main ways of…

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4 Ways I ‘Split’ As Someone With BPD

The world is constantly split in the eyes of someone like me with borderline personality disorder. We only see things in extremes, one end of…

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What My Borderline ‘Impulsivity’ Looks Like

One of the classic signs of borderline personality disorder is impulsivity. When most people (myself included) hear that, they picture going on a shopping sprees, speeding…

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