Memoirs of a Geisha

I recently wrote a review about the movie "Memoirs of a Geisha" and I found this BBC documentary uploaded to Youtube. It's one of Japan's oldest profession..Yukina, 15-year-old girl is leaving a mainstream society to become Maiko. Yukina moved to Kyoto which is 350 miles away from his hometown. It…

How is BPD different from bipolar disorder?

Borderline Personality Disorder vs. BiPolar People tend to get confused between borderline personality disorder and BiPolar disorder. I think I know the differences between BPD and bipolar disorder, but I wanted to do some research on this topic. Although there seems to be substantial overlap in the symptoms patterns of…

People come and go

Embed from Getty Images People come and go...it is very painful especially when you are afraid of abandonment and some people are constantly afraid of being rejected and abandoned. No matter how nice we are and what we do for other people, we can't entirely avoid the experience of abandonment…

Consequences of splitting

Although I have never been formally diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, I am well aware of the fact that I often split. Even though I logically understand what that means, I am still compelled to think in black and white. ┬áIt is my emotional response. Subconscious mind tells me to…

Disappearing woman

One of the most painful experience shared by those who suffer from borderline personality disorder is the disappearing syndrome. Because they don't really know who they are, what their core values are and they are not even sure about the very basic things about themselves, they often feel like they…

Forgiveness is to let go of the hope

I was watching the Oprah Winfrey show on Youtube. It was not a full show but just a clip of her new network show. Oprah was talking about forgiveness. Forgiveness has always been very difficult for me. I admit to holding grudges against my peers who bullied me in school.…

Divorcing someone who has bpd

Divorcing someone who suffers borderline personality disorder By Rob Washington Some of the most emotionally abusive relationships and traumatic divorces involve the mentally ill. One of the most difficult of these mental illness is Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) because it is not easily diagnosed. Behaviors can range from extreme violence…
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