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Borderline Personality Disorder

Creating a Crisis Management Plan + Free Kit Download

Download your free crisis management kit for personality disorder

Even though I’ve been married to my husband for almost 5 years and he has seen me at my worst, there will still be breakdowns that terrify him. He has no idea what’s happening because new symptoms or reactions might surface. After a crappy psychotic episode, I created a crisis management plan just in case

Borderline Personality Disorder Symptoms and What They Feel Like

Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder symptoms isn’t as easy as cracking open the DSM and saying, “Oh yes… pervasive thoughts and abandonment issues… mmhm… sounds right.” Most people can look at the symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder and see themselves fitting most of the criteria. In this post, I’m breaking down the symptoms of BPD a step

Borderline Personality Disorder and Self-Acceptance

On learning how to love and accept yourself despite Borderline Personality Disorder

The day I was diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder, I sat in inpatient care, both of my arms wrapped in layers of white bandages. In that hospital, I turned 13 years old, and was given a controversial Borderline Personality Disorder diagnosis. It’s uncommon for a personality diagnosis to be given under the age of 18,

My story of Suicide, Addiction, and Borderline Personality Disorder

*Trigger warning: This post describes cutting, drinking, addiction, and sexual, mental, and physical abuse in graphic detail. Please be wary that the content in this post could be potentially distressing, especially for those who are in recovery or recently lost someone to suicide or addiction. I can’t pinpoint exactly when being alive began to feel