BPD and ability to read emotions

The ability to read emotions is an important skill. Knowing whether the people you are with are happy, angry, fearful, or sad will help you gauge how exactly to interact with them. In people with borderline personality, who are defined in part by their difficulties in relationships, the risk would…

Coping skills needed when you are sick

How my mother who suffers from borderline personality disorder has affected me  I don't want to write another article complaining about my mom because I am done doing that and hope to move past the anger, resentment and bitterness because she is my only mother after all and I believe…

Disability benefits for BPD

Embed from Getty ImagesThere are two types of disability through Social Security. This includes Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and/or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). The sufferer has to show how the mental illness is severe enough that he/she cannot work. There are two things you can do to prove your…

Loving him without losing you..

 This is an excellent book. I first read this book in 2006 when I was struggling with fear of abandonment and the symptoms of borderline personality disorder. That year was a turning point in my life as I was referred to my current therapist and she recommended me to read…

How to stop fearing borderline mother

I am in my 30s and am pretty sure that I have complex PTSD or some sort. It is extremely unpleasant because I feel urge to avoid feeling scared, anxious around certain people. For example, I am extremely uncomfortable at work. Ever since I got myself into some trouble over…
Embed from Getty Images When I was attending college in California, I had another girlfriend from Japan. We transferred to the same university and bonded pretty quickly. Then I realized that she was texting me, calling me once in a while. We had a mutual friend so we went to…

Twilight and BPD

Embed from Getty ImagesI love the twilight series. I binge watched the whole series in 48 hours. I am somewhat embarrassed to say that I am on team Edward. Edward Cullen triggers such intense feelings within me. I still feel the deep void that I feel compelled to fill and…
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