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I Just Found Out I Have Borderline Personality Disorder

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    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 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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    Could someone please help me. I'm in need of help.. I feel that I may have borderline personality disorder / bipolar disorder but talking with someone that suffers with one of...
    dte21 dte21 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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    I have just recently found out that I am pregnant. Yes, I am excited. But, I'm also terrified because of the havoc pregnancy is already wreaking on my fragile emotional state...
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    I really hate it! I have borderline and DID and my boyfriend dumped me because of it. OF COURSE I know it's hard sometimes but I've been in therapy and everything and it's very...
    Lerione Lerione 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So here is something I figured out. borderlines like me, work on either extreme love or extreme hatred, anger and consequent impulsive behaviors for that. Today I was working and...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 11

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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 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I was diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder with Borderline Traits. Professionals are reluctant to give a full BPD diagnosis because I'm not a cutter and had been able to hold...
    RayneBeauHill RayneBeauHill 46-50, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Things are perfect on paper.I got enough to be working,doing a bit that I want to,and being able to plan for the future,maybe a masters.I have friends who love me,and people who...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F Feb 20

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    You know some days Borderline is not so bad.Today I am ridiculously ,I am not sure why , happy,and I feel like I am a character from The Sound of Music.The sun is beautiful,the...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F Feb 14

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    So I had these constant heart aches since the morning,and I was looking for cause and cues,and any time when I was actually happy,perfectly happy,and what did I do wrong since then...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 24

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    i need to vent im feeling angry and dark i feel like im not as good everyday is woth i feel like its harder to get through the day ialso feel like i need to vent or flip out im so...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    i dont care i need to vent i could never say how im feeling to my sick family abused neglected im so angry insid enobody lets me express myself i dont think i treally like my...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F Feb 22

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    Ii was diagnosed with BPD a while ago.. And i just figured out what it's all about just a few weeks ago.. And it's crazy how i see myself in whatever article i read about it .. So...
    xxooxx1986 xxooxx1986 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    Why do I find the worst people in the world and get close to them? My "best friend" beat me up and choked me just cause she was under the influence of alcohol...and I'm not...
    betelgeusex3 betelgeusex3 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    I feel like I'm on a roller coaster, I'm constantly going up and down. I feel confident and raring to go one minute and I'm feeling despair, desperate and empty the next. I hate...
    dte21 dte21 18-21, F Feb 19

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    I've never felt like I shouldn't be somewhere this bad in my life. Unwelcoming. Outcast. Hated? Waste of space definitely.
    bananananaxo bananananaxo 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    i need to vent feeling down ive been feeling severly depressed i talked to my a hole brother tonite he startewd councelling wanting to take his anger out on me saying the family...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    Today was quite a roller coaster. Fast mood swings from extreme happiness to the lowest of lows all day. I'm beginning to wonder if Wellbutrin stopped working. It really takes...
    keekzie keekzie 22-25, T 1 Response 4 days ago

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    When I'm in a relationship I feel like the guy has a moral obligation to stay with me. My ex left me and it caused me to be suicidal. He broke my heart with no remorse. There was...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    I've been in therapy since last October, and last week my therapist tells me that her contract ends in April. We have not made much progress, having only attempted to gain control...
    cgould72 cgould72 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 14

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    Let's put it in a poem.Emptiness and Longing for someone gone anyone? Two open papers, To stem down a heartache ebbing, Deeper than my skin,my heart, my soul, Like a blackhole...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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    Should I stay in my relationship?! I love this guy more than anything and I wanna be with him forever but I can't seem to get over that fact he'll never have a normal relationship...
    bananananaxo bananananaxo 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    I haven't posted in a while because I've been dealing with a lot of emotions and depression. My students are what makes me smile each day when I'm feeling so horribly down...
    aligain aligain 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    If you are never sure when you are euphoric,you are actually happy,or when you are devastated you are actually devastated.Or that people in your life mean that much to you,or...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    It's extremely difficult to decide what I want to do as a career because I don't have much of a sense of self.
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F Feb 23

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    They say if you die suddenly, your life flashes before your eyes. I have been slowly dying for close to fifteen years, all I have seen are other people's lives.
    rorenchan rorenchan 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am (almost can't believe it) peaceful since yesterday night and today.I am usually a lot of emotions,but never peaceful,never.The instances where I have been peaceful,I can...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Sweet. 3 manic episodes done this morning and its not even noon.
    Minnowshi Minnowshi 18-21, F Feb 6

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    I'm starting a self-help support group in London for all those (including families and friends) affected by BPD. Please contact me on lisagao at hotmail.co.uk /07886528941if you...
    lg274 lg274 26-30, F Feb 10

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    Why do I still snap... thought I had it under control...
    Yu12 Yu12 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 11

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    I hate living like this. I ruined everything. I ruined Valentine's day. I was trying so hard to be happy but I let someone make me angry, I let myself ruin it. she almost left...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    Wonder if anyone with BPD is on Twitter?
    Yu12 Yu12 26-30, M Feb 18

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    It's like living in constant fear of--not IF-- but WHEN the person you love will leave you. It's terrible.
    Susananais Susananais 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 24

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    i just need to vent i feel so lonely i dont know how to cope qwith this illness im tired i dont even know how to live this fricken life everyday is just a fight for survival mood...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 24

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    I was recently diagnosed with BPD and I'm struggling to come to terms with it.. By that I mean, it hasn't quite sunk in yet. What do I do? What am I supposed to do? I don't know...
    dte21 dte21 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I found this online and wanted to post it To see if it helps anyone "THE DISCOURAGED BORDERLINE – This subcatetory has personality traits similar to the dependent personality...
    cutie7710 cutie7710 36-40, F Feb 9

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    I'm diagnosed schizotypal personality disorder, ptsd, and panic disorder, I'm mentally and physically exhausted.. Does anyone else get a humming in their head? It always is just...
    MissE78 MissE78 36-40, F Feb 16

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    I am married to a Woman with BPD! I'm gonna be dare to be different and say that BPD's are completely misunderstood. I am so blessed and lucky to have my BPD partner even tho it...
    MonsieurA MonsieurA 41-45, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    My husband has BPD and so do I, we both understand each other and have created our own universe of love, chaos, acceptance, unconditional dedication and commitment and passion, we...
    wkoutwifey wkoutwifey 41-45, F 1 day ago

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