I Am Shocked By Borderline Personality Disorder

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    Understanding Bpd ~ Part III ~ Overview

    This is the third segment in a series on my Blogger blog that I am doing on Borderline Personality Disorder.  Most of the series, I give very personal examples as my mother is a severe BPD without treatment and I have BPD with treatment and I am doing very well. According...
    ClinicallyClueless ClinicallyClueless
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Aug 4, 2008


    I was just on Youtube and I stumbled on a vid made by someone with BPD. She was a teenager. She told a story that was pure pain and misery. It was about being hated and picked on, hating yourself, self injury, blood, depression, suicide. It shocks me to see how many people are...
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente
    18-21, F
    14 Responses Jun 30, 2008

    Can't Give Up

    I have struggled all my life with BPD,but only found out 3 months ago that this is whats wrong with me..After some research I have really seen myself in the stories and feel hopeless abouit the recovery..I have made one big disaster of my life , and lost almost everyone who has...
    jeremy76 jeremy76
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Jul 29, 2012

    I Am Shocked

       I find it shocking !!! I find it shocking that very few people tried to help me deal with my raging father and my"its all about me" mother who never tried to help me or even offered a kind word . I am shocked that I got out of high school with a third grade writing level...
    Dislecksic Dislecksic
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Aug 9, 2011

    Borderline Personality Disorder ~ Part 1 In a Series of 3,4 Maybe 5?

    Growing up with a mother with Borderline Personality Disorder           If you are a parent with borderline personality disorder or any other type of mental illness, do not run away and I hope you don’t take this personally or become defensive...
    ClinicallyClueless ClinicallyClueless
    41-45, F
    13 Responses Jul 26, 2008

    Why Be Shocked?

    From Yahoo Health: What is borderline personality disorder? Borderline personality disorder is a mental illness that causes intense mood swings, impulsive behaviors, and severe problems with relationships and self-worth. People with this disorder often have other problems...
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses May 11, 2010

    I've Known Someone With It.

    My dad used to date (well sort of) a woman with BPD. One minute, he was the greatest thing, the next, she hated him over nothing. One day, she started her house on fire because she was so depressed. She was intent on killing herself, she slit her wrists and waited for the fire...
    hekatemoon hekatemoon
    22-25, F
    5 Responses May 29, 2010


    Last night was the night my significant other suggested that I may have BPD.  We were in the middle of another one of my melt downs and I was acting like a crazy person, yelling and crying. He said he had had enough and these episodes were too much for him since he is in...
    k45291 k45291
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jan 2, 2010

    Could Two People With Bpd Traits Lead A Healthy And Happy Relationship????

    I was diagnosed under a year ago that I have strong traits of BPD, excluding the suicide attemps which I must say has crossed my mind over the past two years! I have always had awareness of my odd behaviour and mood swings, being far more deep and severe than anyone else...
    sho1 sho1
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Apr 5, 2010


    I grew up with an abusive, Borderline mother. I have just been diagnosed. I'm terrified of becoming like her and all the other Borderlines I know. I would definitely join a support group for people who have been hurt by BPD, but now I have it too.... But I don't take my pain out...
    VfangzV VfangzV
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jun 1, 2012

    You Have Pissed All Over My Boundaries For The Last Time

    I asked you to respect my feelings by not saying too much about the girlfriend, but instead of answering the legitimate question I asked about why you contacted me again despite allegedly having a girl, you sent me a spitefully **** stirring photo intended to upset me. Does she...
    scratchedxthornxwrists scratchedxthornxwrists
    36-40, F
    Jul 16, 2013

    Can't Give Up

    I have struggled all my life with BPD,but only found out 3 months ago that this is whats wrong with me..After some research I have really seen myself in the stories and feel hopeless abouit the recovery..I have made one big disaster of my life , and lost almost everyone who has...
    jeremy76 jeremy76
    31-35, M
    Jul 29, 2012

    Last In Bpd Series~common Issues

    To close my Borderline Personality Disorder Series, I wanted to review some common traits and terms relating to BPD. I hope the series was informative and helpful. Some of the information below comes from two books that I highly recommend which are Stop Walking on Eggshells...
    ClinicallyClueless ClinicallyClueless
    41-45, F
    Aug 19, 2008

    Cant Hold It, Have To Share...

    21-11-13 updated again, update 7 16-11-13 updated again, update 6 07-11-13 updated again, update 5Little update 1 It felt really bad last weeks... She kept ignoring me, didnt want to talk, didnt want to learn... I fought some days to try to make it better but it felt like wasting...
    kiass kiass
    22-25, M
    Sep 9, 2013

    Mommy Is The Monster Under The Bed

    My four year old self stood trembling and held back tears as my mother screamed at me. I had fallen, scraped my knee, and dared to cry. "Do you want a pacifier?" she mocked. I couldn't speak, and only shook my head. I avoided looking at her and stared at the gravel that had...
    Stephgirl5 Stephgirl5
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jan 15, 2013

    I Survived My Borderline Personality Disorder Break Up

    Hi everyone! I was involved with a BPD woman after 4 years I finally had the courage to end it and to my surprise she had the apartment, roommates and boyfriend all lined up. Looking back I was walking on eggshells during our whole relationship and when I finally ended it, I...
    toerrishuman toerrishuman
    51-55, M
    Sep 7, 2013

    BPD Series~part Iv~my Mother and I Have Bpd

    According to the DSM the criteria to meet borderline personality disorder the five of the following features must be present: 1. frantic efforts to avoid real or imagined abandonment. Note: Do not include suicidal or self-mutilating behavior covered in Criterion 5. 2. a...
    ClinicallyClueless ClinicallyClueless
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Aug 12, 2008

    Trying But Not Working ;-(

    So now I keep trying but not getting any where. I keep hearing move on with your life she will never change. She wants me to be her friend and still be close to her. It sux so bad I have decided to keep my space but I had a few drinks last night and told her I missed her. So...
    cutie7710 cutie7710
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Sep 21, 2013

    What Do I Do?

    I am 13 years old, and I'm so confused. I've recently been doing some Borderline Personality Disorder tests online, all of them have said I have it, but I'm not sure if they are reliable or not. I'm not sure what's wrong with me, I have no childhood stories to tell, But then...
    2 Responses Jan 11, 2013

    Indeed, I Was Shocked When It First Started!

    January 2012 email anthony, i am really shocked at the way you've treated me the past two days. just the disrespect you showed me by not even listening to me. as well as all the put downs, like i'm childish, crazy, need to cool down, got issues, etc... how can you know if i...
    scratchedxthornxwrists scratchedxthornxwrists
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jul 16, 2013
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