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I Just Found Out I Have Borderline Personality Disorder

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    Marlena1977 Marlena1977 36-40, F Aug 18

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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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    Yeah I remember why I don't let myself feel for ppl. Ppl will always cause you pain. It's best to just wall yourself up and stay in your cell alone and lonely. It's a duller pain...
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    ****VERY LONG DEscriptION****I've never told anyone about this before and it's one of my darkest secrets. But I have 3 alters that make up "me." They don't have names so I gave...
    Ikebanna69 Ikebanna69 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    "To love is a dangerous path for me." —Michael (Me)
    Calamityy Calamityy 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Are there any other borderline males like myself?
    Calamityy Calamityy 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have at least 3 distinct personalities. It's difficult to know which one is the real me.
    zarpanzur zarpanzur 26-30, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I first started to notice I wasn't 'normal' when I was 14 years old. I would flip out so quickly over small things, and I don't mean just have a temper tantrum.. I would break...
    MissRainDrops97 MissRainDrops97 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Do any of you guys find yourself easily obsessed with subjects, ppl, objects. places ect. ??
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    two days ago i was ready to divorce my husband. this am, he made love to me and i loved it. i don't want a divorce. i want security. i don't want to talk to anyone else in the...
    LITVET LITVET 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    If you want to what Borderline Personality feels like watch the links below. It'll give you an inside look. Watch "Borderline Personality Disorder - What it feels like" on...
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I was just in emotion mind RAGE, ANGER.. everyone in my path got a taste of it and I didn't care. I get fed up with being ran all over sometimes and I explode! People need to...
    ms5271115 ms5271115 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    I think one of the hardest parts about 'having borderline' (I say it like this because you are of course not defined by it) is that you have this chronic feeling of inadequacy...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Nothingness!!! I woke up to flat, numb, nothingness. As much as I hate being manic or on a really bad low I think id rather have either of them right now. This feeling or lack of...
    LJglasgow LJglasgow 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    So like I've noticed that through out myself, especially as I've gotten older, I have gotten very terrified about ppl leaving me. Which is of course the abandonment issues with our...
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    It's ironic how I can be completely ruthless to some people whereas I can be very gentle, accepting and kind towards those I have chose to cherish.
    Calamityy Calamityy 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I started having symptoms around six months ago. Since then I've been in therapy and together my therapist and I realized that I have two alternate personalities. One is my age. He...
    reaperthejack reaperthejack 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    i dont feel like writng as nothing seems to help im having trouble getting up to face the day dont feel like showering yesterday was different the nothing helps i feel nothing i...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    what is the difference between avoidant personality disorder and social anxiety disorder?
    stabbedtoceasersalad stabbedtoceasersalad 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Dissociative Identity Disorder/DID/formally known as MPD or multiple personality disorder. A lot of people have no idea what it means so I decided to write something about it and...
    Meliantha Meliantha 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Hi all! I do not have BPD but I am getting worried about Sarah, who is a friend of mine, and I am wondering if you could please help me? I think she has BPD because of the...
    Thia999 Thia999 56-60, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I have not been diagnosed officially, but both my psycholigist and psychiatrist believe that I have a personality disorder. My psycholigist thinks it may be Bi-Polar II but does...
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    My other personalities all have their own way of talking, they have their own style and even my eye color changes sometimes. In this picture you see me and Iris, one of my other...
    Meliantha Meliantha 18-21, F a week ago

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    Question- has anyone found any good coping strategies that help them deal with BPD ?
    LJglasgow LJglasgow 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    I think because of bpd, when I experience any thoughts of judgments against myself, they are magnified by ten. The father of my three children is engaged to be married. I want to...
    ms5271115 ms5271115 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I was diagnosed with bpd over a year ago. I am currently dealing with a flood of self judgment after finding out my kids father is engaged now I am struggling to not make this...
    ms5271115 ms5271115 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Im struggling with self harm and anxiety. All while being recently diagnosed with bpd and dealing with being gay, there's so much going on. Sometimes i get so over whelmed by...
    thatonekid07 thatonekid07 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    My mother and her family emotionally abused me until I was in my early twenties. Therefore I often feel worthless, like I was born a bad person, and that no one likes/cares about...
    OnyxOrOrion OnyxOrOrion 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    that would be me!!! I have BPD!!!
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 Aug 18

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    OMG emotional roller coaster im so fucken drained. I was obviously to happy/manic today n now here comes the come down grrr!!!!. im so mad upset n exausted at the same time. can...
    LJglasgow LJglasgow 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 18

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    idk if I actually have multiple personality disorder, but suffering from border line personality disorder makes me feel like I have different personalities due to my ability to...
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 1 Response Aug 18

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    my alters really wear me out
    Meliantha Meliantha 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    Yup, I'm friends with some of them and we get along, they understand they can't go weird with my body. Then some of them just enjoy being difficult, arguing with my husband or best...
    FloridaGirl93 FloridaGirl93 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    In some romantic or sexual situations when the person lets u down easily do u end up just spinning in this deep hole of loneliness?? Which then makes u reach out to them and makes...
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    I'm very new here... And I've recently come to terms with my alters. There's three of us. I am Santi, and the other two are Meza and Sopa. We're all very confused of how we came to...
    censoredbysopa censoredbysopa 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    His mother is Borderline and I'm afraid he is too
    Carrington1956 Carrington1956 56-60, F Aug 16

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    Iris Iris is one of my alters who is really hard to control. She is very strong minded and loves to break people mentally. I've lost some of my best friends because they couldn't...
    Meliantha Meliantha 18-21, F Aug 16

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    yup! and I think anyone suffering with BPD can testify ta that.... 420 friendly!
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 Aug 16

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    I have 3 Alters, Oscar- the nerd... Chase- when I'm in water like when I take a shower, or at the pool... John- the puppet guy. And those are my alters some I can control others I...
    FidoMan FidoMan 13-15, M Aug 14

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    would it be a good idea to meet other BPD? after I learn that I hv BPD, I found that I am not the only one.. but every one seems to be just a online name.. never knew anyone around...
    arachmichel arachmichel 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 12