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I Am a Bpd-relationship Survivor

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 35 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

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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

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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 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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    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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    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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    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

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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

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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

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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

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    Related Experiences

    I loved her very very much. She was my best friend and wasn't aware of her BPD until it was too late. The relationship was very co-dependent. We built her career together, bought a...
    Fidelis84 Fidelis84 26-30, M Nov 26

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    I grew up believing that I would be something amazing. I have a spotty history of divorced, absent parents; child abuse from a stepfather; social ineptness; and depression. When...
    hellaborderline hellaborderline 22-25, M Dec 2

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    I was a child of a very emotionally abusive BPD father. So many years later I still struggle with the deep residual effects. The awful reality is that you are left holding the bag...
    humbom humbom 31-35, M Dec 14

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    Anyone have a mom with BPD? It's the most difficult relationship. Especially around the holidays
    LaurenAR LaurenAR 22-25, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    I self diagnosed about a year ago and regardless of my efforts it took that long to get a real diagnosis, which I just received. It was such a huge relief in some ways and more...
    Pchipsnbrips Pchipsnbrips 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I have several friends with BPD. My one friend I'm getting pretty close to she has distance herself somewhat from me however I talk to her in a language she understands. I do my...
    cutie7710 cutie7710 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 18

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    I know deep down I'm falling for him and it felt different than other relationships from the start but I can feel my inner BPD coming in to crash everything. . The desire to run...
    poodahpop poodahpop 18-21, T 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've been struggling a lot with unfullfilled desires and other things like fear of uncertainty in life. Most of it there's a reason to it I have a list of mental ilnesses OCD, BPD...
    Nual Nual 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I know what the problem is, and I wish most days I didn't have depression, anxiety and BPD. I wish I could hold down a job, be active, be social and most of all keep a guy. There...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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