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I Just Found Out I Have Borderline Personality Disorder

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    I Was Diagnosed Today With Borderline Personality Disorder

    I was with my therapist today, opening up my terrible childhood, it was very strange it was a frank, honest, open account. I cried when I explained the violence and hot, cold treatment received from my mentally ill mother. I mentioned to her about the sexually abuse I received as...
    Gracie2012 Gracie2012 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 3, 2012

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    Completely Interrupted

    Two weeks ago, I found out I have BPD. I've been a mess ever since.
    XxGirlInterruptedxX XxGirlInterruptedxX 26-30 2 Responses Jan 18, 2012

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    I was diagnosed BPD last year at school after years of dealing with the pain, suffering and suicidal thoughts that come with it. Fast forward 1 year. I accepted a job in my...
    tribe1855 tribe1855 22-25, M 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    is anyone taking medication? I have an incredibly supportive boyfriend of one year, however there are certain days he can only tolerate so much of my rage episodes. I've been...
    pinkballoon42 pinkballoon42 26-30, F 21 hrs ago

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    The wait for a reply from that one person you cherish is quite torturous. I feel like I want to shoot myself in this period, but I wouldn't have it any other way. Someone here must...
    Calamityy Calamityy 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    People just don't understand borderlines, it's really irritating. If you're against how we want to feel of course we'll get angry. It's as simple as that.
    Calamityy Calamityy 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Everything I see I cry. Everything on TV. Doesn't matter if it's happy, sad, fact, or fiction. I cry. Not huge sobs...just a continuous flow of tears. I'm beyond emotional. Does...
    denvyl denvyl 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Just over 2 months ago I separated from my wife. But I've not been struggling with that. That was for the best and I was relieved when it ended. I've been struggling with being...
    LewisCollins LewisCollins 31-35 2 days ago

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    Does anyone here struggle with finding people who won't victim blame or attribute everything you think or do to borderline personality? It just makes it harder to trust one's self...
    rainbowsmangos2015 rainbowsmangos2015 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    For over ten years now I've struggled with mental issues and traumatic events, at the age of 9 I found out my mother had cervical cancer and within less then a year she lost her...
    lovablebutbroken lovablebutbroken 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have bpd sometimes it's hard to get my feelings out about how I am feeling icyt myself to feel ssomething because I have no feelings. I don't know much about bpd so I was just...
    bichick19 bichick19 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don't take anything to "help" my disorder because I believe that will only silence them and I do not want that. I like talking to them, hearing what they have to say, and if they...
    MrMenShow MrMenShow 18-21, F a week ago

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    I have been battling most of my life health issues I didn't understand until now. I have physical and emotional issues and cannot get long term disability although I keep trying...
    butterflyangels2387 butterflyangels2387 26-30, F Jul 25

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    I started cutting myself again tonight feeling like everyone close to me is playing mind games with me trying to tell me how f#%ked up I am. I feel so alone and deserted. I feel so...
    UlyanaPauls UlyanaPauls 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 25

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    Search for 'dependent personality disorder' in facebook groups. Group id is 109539752726093 . Join to get support. DPD is very different from having dependency issues or such...
    denadena123 denadena123 22-25 Jul 25

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    I'm a twenty two year old slightly overweight single lesbian woman who is mainly looking for friends of older age. I battle borderline personality disorder, which makes...
    rainbowsmangos2015 rainbowsmangos2015 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 25

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    Hallo everybody. I'm not sure if i have APD, because my doctor said i have BPD. Well, i never get angry on people, i don't change my opinions about them, and i don't change often...
    Almano1008 Almano1008 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 25

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    I'm in nursing school and supposed to graduate in December. But I'm scared bc I'm so emotional. I'm afraid I'll have a full on breakdown or be stuck in a black hole and not...
    theresnotone theresnotone 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I'm hanging on thread that I want to cut so much. But I can't because even though I know I'm of no real value to my children if I slit my wrist and let all the pain drain out, I...
    theresnotone theresnotone 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    So the appointment I had on Monday got cancelled because of something to do with my insurance. This is the second time I've made an appointment and it has been cancelled on me...
    Kikiana1 Kikiana1 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    So lately everyday has been a struggle. Everyday with some kind of episode and I can't snap out of it for long before I plunge back into it. My boyfriend is more than understanding...
    xoxoFireyIcexoxo xoxoFireyIcexoxo 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    So lately everyday has been a struggle. Everyday with some kind of episode and I can't snap out of it for long before I plunge back into it. My boyfriend is more than understanding...
    xoxoFireyIcexoxo xoxoFireyIcexoxo 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    I strongly believe I have DPD. I haven't been diagnosed yet, and I assume I might be diagnosed in a few months. The way this came about was that, my best friend was reading an...
    popgirlll popgirlll 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    Tomorrow I have group. We were suppose to count our judgements. Every time I think about it I say I'll do it when time is right. That is my life. I wait until everything is right...
    allinlove allinlove 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I was recently diagnosed with dependent personality disorder, major depression, and anxiety disorder in the middle of a separation that is now in the process of divorce. My wife...
    iddependent iddependent 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    Recently diagnosed as borderline, and now it feels like my personality and past relationships finally make sense
    risingpheonix risingpheonix 22-25, F Jul 19

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    I am an older sufferer, I was first diagnosed in the early 90s. Does anyone else have experience of being"in the system" long term?
    definatelynot definatelynot 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    i was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder earlier this year, i know a lot of doctors misdiagnose bipolar disorder, and borderline personality disorder. i was diagnosed...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    Has anyone ever tried DBT? can someone explain this to me or give me some tips?
    Kikiana1 Kikiana1 18-21, F Jul 17

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    I'm going to my first appt. on Monday. It wouldn't be my first appt with a therapist/counselor ever. I've been a few times before but nothing worked. I'm hoping maybe I just haven...
    Kikiana1 Kikiana1 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Okay so short and simple. I usually have no problem ending a relationship most of the time I caused chaos and then turn around on them so they feel like it's their fault or I leave...
    xoxoFireyIcexoxo xoxoFireyIcexoxo 26-30, F Jul 17

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    Okay so short and simple. I usually have no problem ending a relationship most of the time I caused chaos and then turn around on them so they feel like it's their fault or I leave...
    xoxoFireyIcexoxo xoxoFireyIcexoxo 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    sometimes i dont feel like writing i find every fricken dau is the same i hate getting up mood is so low all the time i just dont like going out i feel like a fat pig as i eat for...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F Jul 17

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    I hate this ******* disorder! I hate getting attached to people, I hate feeling lonely and unwanted, I hate being so needy. I just want someone to look after me but my social...
    princesabecca princesabecca 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I get attached to people on here and then they disappear and I feel upset and lonely again. I just want someone to look after me :(
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 14

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    It feels like this is pretty much the only group I post anymore, I just feel like everything I go through can be understood by the people here. Anyway, I had another ER visit, and...
    missmalky missmalky 18-21, T Jul 14

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    I finally left my BPD husband of 4 years a few months ago. Like many of you, I tried to hang in there and support him, believe in him, validate him, and have hope it will get...
    movingon6 movingon6 51-55, F Jul 14

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    I can't wait till I die. No more empty bed. No trying to date a pretty woman who wants a rich jerk. No more empty life. No more ugly face looking back at you in the mirror. No more...
    Explorerofknowledge Explorerofknowledge 18-21, M Jul 13

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    Yeah. Very clearly so. For as long as I can remember. Which is really only as far back as 13 and bits and pieces beforehand. I was under 18 when they wanted to officially diagnose...
    Faett Faett 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Lately , I've been trying to cover up my feelings a lot, most of them consist of social anxiety and everything feeling surreal, and anger/ irritation that can't be relieved...
    athenalovlies athenalovlies 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    needing to vent not that anything will helpim in a dark painful plac ei feel likei dont want o go on im doing destructive not drinking or anything i feel so disconnected and jusdt...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 12