What Identity Disturbance Feels Like as Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline personality disorder is a very serious and painful mental illness.  Having borderline personality disorder has deeply impacted my life, and even though I’ve been diagnosed with it and in treatment for it for three years now, I still must work each day to manage my symptoms.  However, there is one symptom of borderline personalityContinue reading ” What Identity Disturbance Feels Like as Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder”

When Borderline Personality Disorder Begins Affecting Your Friendships

Borderline personality disorder is a severe mental illness marked by unstable mood, difficulties with behavior, and problems functioning. There are nine possible symptoms of borderline personality disorder, but one only needs to meet five of the symptoms to be diagnosed with the illness. This means that there are two hundred and fifty-six possible variations ofContinue reading “When Borderline Personality Disorder Begins Affecting Your Friendships”

Why Hyperfixation Feels Like a Toxic Part of My Mental Health Struggle

                Hyperfixation, commonly associated with ADHD – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – and autism, is an occurrence when an individual becomes fully engrossed with something, may it be a hobby, movie, book, person, etc.  Often, this hyperfixation affects the rest of the person’s life as they have a challenging time focusing on anything other thanContinue reading “Why Hyperfixation Feels Like a Toxic Part of My Mental Health Struggle”

NEW! Thriving with Borderline Personality Disorder Course

Are you a woman struggling with Borderline Personality Disorder? Are you unsure how to manage strong emotions and improve your relationships? Then you must check out my course! I am a mental health professional who has been diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder, and I understand firsthand the stigma surrounding the illness and how difficult itContinue reading “NEW! Thriving with Borderline Personality Disorder Course”

The Danger of Misdiagnosing Discouraged Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is often categorized – in short – as a mental illness where the survivor exhibits explosive anger, impulsive behaviors, and unstable relationships – with romantic partners, as well as friends and family. Due to the destructive nature of these symptoms, BPD has almost become a bad word in the mental healthContinue reading “The Danger of Misdiagnosing Discouraged Borderline Personality Disorder”

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