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I Am a Bpd-relationship Survivor

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 36 People

    Hi. This post is more to do with me just

    writing down my feelings about a recent break-up with a BPD ex girlfriend, as I'm having a really bad day today. We had been dating (and living together on and off) for 2 years, and a month ago I decided to break it off with her. I loved this woman to bit and pieces, with...
    GoodThingsToCome GoodThingsToCome 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 2, 2014

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    I Just Broke Up With My Bpd Boyfriend

    I just read supernovas story and I can fully relate,I met my ex 8 yrs ago, we fell in love quickly and deeply, well I did, he lead me to believe he felt the same, maybe he did I dont know,and Ive no energy left to figure it out.He told me his father beat his mother regularly,and...
    brokenkiwi brokenkiwi 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 17, 2013

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    I look back and I am shocked at what I accepted

    in my life. The fun, charming guy I met was evil inside and hated women. With him, I felt insecure, ugly, scared, paralyzed, isolated, depressed - definitely NOT loved at protected and cherished. If you are dealing with this, please know you're not alone and it's not your...
    effinglovely effinglovely 31-35, F Feb 8, 2014

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    Trauma And Questions Long After The BPD Is Gone

    I was in a relationship with my ‘soulmate’ for 2 years. We lived together and were deeply in love until I woke up one morning to find he had packed up his belongings and left me a ‘Dear John’ one sentence note. That was 1 ½ years ago. I recently learned about BPD and a...
    baffled7 baffled7 31-35, F Apr 25, 2013

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    Through week 3 of no contact

    after a 5 year "relationship" with a BPD woman or whatever you want to call it. Things do slowly get better. Anyone out there in the same boat? Need inspiration to continue "no contact".
    flacobone flacobone 31-35, M 4 Responses May 19, 2014

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    I Survived A Borderline Personality Relationship Break Up!

    I wanted to share that I survived a 4 year relationship with my BPD ex-girlfriend. During the break up I was experiencing so much emotional pain and after seeking help, I realized that my ex was a BPD woman. Everything started to make sense in my relationship, the walking on...
    toerrishuman toerrishuman 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 8, 2013

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    My BPD Ex-Boyfriend Wants Me Back After Breakup...For The 3rd Time.

    So, I have been trying to find a way to summarize this because it is such a long story. But I just don't know if that is possible without losing the essence. My ex-boyfriend has bpd. He hasn't been officially diagnosed but all the signs are there. He has a temper that is very...
    Supernova37 Supernova37 36-40, F 6 Responses Sep 30, 2013

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    I am currently dating (almost 2 years now) a man

    who suffers from BPD (Borderline personality disorder). Every month he has episodes of intense anxiety and depression due to this disorder. He copes with these episodes by binge drinking. When he binge drinks the most horrible incidents happen. Just a week ago was the worst...
    melissac2983 melissac2983 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 21, 2014

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    I can finally write about my experience with

    dating a borderline male well because I finally ended the toxic relationship. We only dated for a short time, 6 months to be exact, but when your referring to a relationship with a BPD partner thats too much time. Or should I say just enough time to allow you to be destroyed...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 27, 2014

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    I am 33. I met a woman online

    and we talked as friends for 3 or 4 years without ever meeting. Even though she lived only 30 miles from me. She had been diagnosed with "bipolar" and was treated as so. One Christmas, she had started a medication and was feeling more social and really putting the heat on me to...
    bentsurvivor bentsurvivor 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 22, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    I'm 16 years old almost 17. I have the symptoms of BPD witch is ruining all of my relationships. I don't know what made me become what I call a monster. I know I caused all of the...
    xxcaylaxx xxcaylaxx 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    Do other couples who have been together for a while experience arguments with their partner where their partner tells them to shut the f* up and then apologises after? I know it...
    d3311 d3311 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    ive wondered for years why i freaked out and ruined relationships and why everybody seemed "so cold" to me. ive always admitted my faults and feel so guilty. now it's been years of...
    MushroomFaerie148 MushroomFaerie148 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I was told I need to prove myself. I admit at this stage in my life I again have hit bottom and filled myself with depression as BPD has raised its ugly head again but in my life...
    wickedone72 wickedone72 41-45, F Mar 5

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    My daughter turned 13 today. The very first promise I made her was that I would never treat her the way my BPD mom had treated me. And I've kept it. I've always intended to...
    AmandainFL AmandainFL 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    I stole my boyfriend from someone else and now I am unable to trust him. We've known each other for a long time. I always knew he liked me but I friend-zoned him. After all, he...
    elocinitis elocinitis 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 5

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    Okay, so this one is obvious. One of the staples of BPD - in fact, it's the very first of the symptoms necessary for diagnosis - is a pathological fear of rejection and abandonment...
    vagabondthrone vagabondthrone 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 7

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    Indecisiveness, constantly changing, self-harm, daydreaming, realist, contradictory, unstable, love-hate relationship with everyone, insecurities, gloomy, depressed, pessimistic...
    EnvysEnemy EnvysEnemy 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    I've noticed that my borderline traits pretty much go away when I'm not in a relationship, but as soon as I fall in love I go crazy. Having bpd is hell, I'd rather be single and...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 9

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    Ever since I can remember I've always felt empty, alone. Like nobody gets me, buying me way through social groups just to feel like I belonged somewhere. I can experience five...
    hannahrobinson1993 hannahrobinson1993 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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