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I Am a Bpd-relationship Survivor

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 36 People

    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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    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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    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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    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 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 2, 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 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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    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 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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    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 stArted up therapy again, after having an on and off relationship with it. Now I feel ready, committed. It's intense. I begin DBT at the end of the year, so I'm building up some...
    gabbii22 gabbii22 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I was 18 she was 40. It lasted a year and was very intense. We both had BPD. The sex was incredible the fights were never ending.
    gabbii22 gabbii22 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    So this guy has given me enough cocaine symptoms to live on.Turns out he is not a psychopath,just trying to be one. My bpd,is hooked,I am hooked,I think I may be insanely crushed...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Hey guys, I'm new here, so I'm not exactly sure how this goes.. But I figured I'd give it a shot. Here's a little bit about me: My name is Sara, I'm 19 years old, I live with my...
    darling1925 darling1925 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 26

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    Someone should check my posts and their dramatic change of emotional stand for explanation of borderline pd.I am much better now.And while my emotional self is still cringing at...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    The other day, I was in a mood and arguing with my husband (as is common anymore) and before I could catch it, I said something pretty awful, even for me. I said, "Lately, I spend...
    justarandom justarandom 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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