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Why I’m So Open About My BPD

“Shouldn’t you be less open about borderline personality disorder? People will think you’re nuts.” I vividly remember my sister-in-law condemning me shortly after my formal…

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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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What ‘Space’ Means To Someone With BPD

“I need space.” It seems like a harmless phrase, a simple request. It should be easy enough to accommodate; you simply allow some silent time…

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The Benefits Of Being A Borderline

They sometimes call my diagnosis the “kiss of death” of psychological disorders. It can appear co-morbidly with other mood or psychological disorders (like my MDD,…

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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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I Wish My In-Laws Understood My BPD

My husband came home from work yesterday looking completely defeated. The dinner I made in the crock pot was a complete flop, so as we…

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