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I Use Marijuana to Combat My Borderline Personality Disorder

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 207 People

    I'm Fighting My Bpd Naturally.

    I'm 22 years old, i was diagnosed with BPD when i was 15, normally dr.'s dont diagnose BPD in anyone under 18, but my distructive episodes were so intense by that point, they felt they needed to treat me as an adult. They put me on haldol. when i was on the medication, I felt...
    Gypsyash13 Gypsyash13 22-25 2 Responses Aug 24, 2011

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    BPD 20 Year Old

    Who knows when I actually "got" Borderline Personality (I also have bipolar, anxiety, depression). All I know is that it has helped me a lot with my anxiety and has lifted my spirits and my energy (I am often lethargic, due to nothing but my medication...
    katpunkhippiegirl katpunkhippiegirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 29, 2008

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    I Use Marijuana For My Boarderline Personality Disorder Symptoms

    Ive suffered with the effects of BPD for years without knowing what it was. Just recently got diagnosed and it all made sense to me why i am the way i am. More recently ive noticed that cannibis helps me to slow down my reaction time so that i dont reach angry and violent. I can...
    RattleheadHarley RattleheadHarley 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    Much Worse Without Mj..

    Since I was a kid, as early as 12 years old, I've had symptoms of bpd, insecure, self harm, antisocial, back and forth moods, extreme anxiety, etc etc. I moved out on my own when I was 17, and started smoking when I was about 18, and I started feeling a lot better about myself...
    TheBurgergirl TheBurgergirl 22-25 1 Response Oct 22, 2012

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    I am a 44 yo disabled female veteran entrepeneur

    who smokes her Rx very day. I claimed two years of sobriety before deciding to trying cannabis Rx for the ridiculous 4 month long migraine headache (the disability is chronic long term migraines and hearing loss) that the VA said is just a tension headache, "here are some muscle...
    LITVET LITVET 41-45, F Mar 21

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    Love Is A Miracle....how I Escaped Hell With A Bpd Girl

    How I Escaped From HellI remember myself as a quite boy,very shy and I prefered always sitting alone or with 1-2 friends usually girls,I trusted.At highschool I still was quite,shy,had no girlfriend but my closest friend were always girls.Then I thought I prefered girls company...
    he4she2 he4she2 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 30, 2012

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    My BPD Story.

    I'm just going to get right to the chase, when I was a child I was sexually and physically abused almost everyday for a few years. Sometimes It would stop for a week or two, but I never actually escaped it. But I recall the day it finally came to an end so vividly.. But it never...
    desireemaraki desireemaraki 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 9, 2013

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    If you can get ahold of BLUE DREAMS from Ca,

    that is a 3 hour window of much happiness and relief from any soreness or tense muscles. And coming down is like floating on a feather.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 30

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    And I Love It.

    I use marijuana for almost 6 years now, for me it really helps with my BPD. It relaxes me and makes me feel happier by forgetting all the bad things for a while. After I smoke marijuana i feel like I just live in the moment itself . I live in Amsterdam, so its not hard for me...
    eex813 eex813 18-21, F Sep 12, 2012

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    Smoke Out The Pain

    Marijuana helps me to not think. That's what i need, to not think. I can feel myself severing the bonds with all the people i care about, I can see them trying to get away from me. I don't want to be abandoned so i try to get them back and end up severing the lines even more...
    flyingabyss flyingabyss 18-21, F 3 Responses May 31, 2011

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    New Here, Hi And Help

    I have been smoking cannabis for 19yrs on and off, for the last 4 yrs only very good weed will do it. It’s been a daily thing.  I have Borderline personality disorder, anxiety, ocd, severe depression. The only thng that helps me, and it does, is marijuana.  I have to...
    alena1306 alena1306 36-40, F May 17, 2012

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    The Only Thing That Eases The Pain And Stops My Mind From Racing!

    I feel like a total jerk for saying that I NEED weed to make me feel better, because I don't consider myself a pothead and don't want to be labeled as one.... but honestly, weed is the only thing that makes me feel alive. Having BPD makes me overthink everything, get pissed off...
    cottoncandy88 cottoncandy88 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 17, 2013

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    Yep

    If we all hit the bong we would get along.
    chelsmaskee chelsmaskee 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 11, 2012

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    Hey Guys. I have only tried pot once

    and that was in a small dose but it helped me out like no other. I was in the NOW, my thought process calmed the **** down. I have been on 14 pills of xanax and that didn't touch me as what weed did in that small dose. That being said, there are of course problems with weed. It...
    blab21 blab21 18-21 1 Response Mar 10, 2014

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    I am a 39 year old female,

    . I have boarderline personality disorder, major depressive disorder(diagnosed at 10) adhd (diagnosed at 38), ptsd, anxiety, a past history of anorexia, cutting and other self injurious behaviors.I have been on a long list of medications always feeling like nothing worked and...
    sofullofcyn sofullofcyn 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    for those who have read my other experiences,

    let me share this with you. i had to give up the weed. first off, i am a recovering alcoholic with two years sobriety and used weed to really treat migraines. It did NOT treat my BPD. what i found that A) it helped with fatigue from all of my co-morbid mental illnesses B) i...
    LITVET LITVET 41-45, F 1 Response May 23

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    Borderline Borderline

    so Ive seen a therapist and he believes i have Adhd and I'm borderline Borderline personality disorder. and I don't know, that doesn't feel like to me. I personally think i'm a psychopath but whatever. I stopped seeing him due to financial troubles but now im starting to think...
    Samara21 Samara21 22-25, F Aug 18, 2013

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    Can't Believe I Found This

    Hey Everybody. I don't know exactly how to work this website, I don't even have a profile up or anything, but... I've had borderline symptoms until at least the age of twelve. I am twenty-three now and was only recently diagnosed as having BPD. Today was one of those...
    FlawInTheDesign FlawInTheDesign 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 19, 2012

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    I'm Not Sure It Is Helping But I Really Hope It Is...

    I don't feel very comfortable talking about what I have or how I feel, but I'm going to give it a shot, as it is has become very overwhelming to even wake up. I am 30 years old, married, and I live in The Netherlands, but I am brazilian, wich by itself makes very hard already...
    Madgirll Madgirll 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2013

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    Thank You!

    So glad to see this is a group. I have BPD and feel marijuana is the only thing that truly helps me to get through my days. It helps with anxiety and anger, and gives me motivation to get things done. Thank you to the people that created this group.
    MentalMemoirs MentalMemoirs 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 22, 2013

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    Me Too..for Cptsd

    Marijuana balances me out like nothing else, as long as I don't overdo it, and doesn't make me sick. I don''t know of any other people who do this, which is why I joined this site. :) I'm glad I'm not the only one who feels the benefit of Green for Medicinal Use.
    Jezonwheels Jezonwheels 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2012

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    yup! and I think anyone suffering with BPD can

    testify ta that.... 420 friendly!
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 16

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    my bpd has been diagnosed

    as dissociative disorder now. i have been through the winner the last two weeks. everything seemed fine with smoking weed even the va doctors said it is ok.with out the weed i am pretty unmotivated abd suffer from horrible headaches. i was under extreme pressure, like if we don...
    LITVET LITVET 41-45, F 1 Response May 14

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    Hello I have this available

    for you Medical marijuana, painkillers, sleeping pills ,strains and others PM me or text me 661 667 4662
    nyikob nyikob 26-30, M Dec 18, 2014

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    Smoke Weed Everydayy//.

    i am  twenty. i got ptsd when i was little..and then i got a more severe case of ptsd when i was around 13 years old. ive also suffered from major depression, audio hallucinations, i have bi-polar and borderline personality disorder as well as psychosis. medicine doesnt...
    ashliik ashliik 18-21, F 8 Responses Apr 4, 2010

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    I'm Not The Only One!!!

    My BPD behaviours started when I was about 4, so I've basically spent my whole life living with it. I started drinking at 11, and that didn't really help anything. I didn't start smoking pot until I was 20. I realized right away how it made my brain slow down enough that I could...
    thatgirl85 thatgirl85 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 17, 2012

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    This Is My One N Only Life!

    I'm 22 and hv no insurance but, I'm in college and have been researching a lot! I've smoked pot daily for.... Lets just say a while. I was molested at 5 by a family member. Then treated badly and abused but not sexually until I ran away. I never said anything about the...
    Lpngypsy08 Lpngypsy08 22-25, F May 1, 2013

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    I smoke copious amount of marijuana to help my

    anxiety, BPD, and eating disorder every day. I wish there was another option that was just as effective.
    forshewasacoffin forshewasacoffin 18-21, F 2 Responses May 28

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    Smoking Instead Of Popping

    Well it's nice to find 18 people that also chose Marijuana, over a normal mood stabilizers and antidepressants associated with Bpd. I was diagnosed with major depression at 13, bipolar type 2 or bipolar depression at 20, and at 21 bipolar depressions with Borderline Personality...
    Kssunshine Kssunshine 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 26, 2010

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    Marijuana Vs. Borderline Personality Disorder

    I don't know if anyone is going to read this. But for my own sake, and anyone else in this group's sake I would like to share my story on Marijuana use to combat BPD.What the media tells you: Marijuana is bad on a long-term scale, makes you stupid and slow.What stoner's think...
    Mescudi Mescudi 16-17, M 14 Responses Jun 2, 2012

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    Thank You All For Making Me Not Feel Alone!

    I dunno if this is what triggered my BPD but-When I was 14 I was molested by a close family friend. I told my mentor/godfather at the time what had happened, and after that he tried to molest me also. I never told anyone what had happened for almost 3 years. I wanted my family to...
    dosjaluvr dosjaluvr 41-45, F 4 Responses Oct 14, 2009

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    Been Diagnosed With A Lot Of Stuff & Prescribed Alot Of Meds But.......

    From depression to generalized anxiety disorder, from wellbutrin, zoloft, celexa, prozac, klonopins doctors are quick to throw out the basics on diagnosing you then packing you full of meds. Meds that make you gain weight, feel weird, and are not the right thing. So, I self...
    sarassober sarassober 31-35 2 Responses Oct 21, 2013

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    Pot Saved My Life

    It's like a mirracle drug, It is truly the plant from God.  I found it early in my twentys and have been enjoying it for the past 15 years.  I would smoke to get high and escape my reality at first but as time goes on I have been using it to calm my reality instead...
    wtbiv73 wtbiv73 31-35 13 Responses Nov 28, 2008

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    Happiness Is A Choice

    Although i have had worse symptoms of bpd in 2012-11 than i do now, i am only now accepting that i have it. I have been smoking since late 2009 and even though i had a crisis, i think smoking weed kept me out of more trouble than i would have gotten into if i didnt smoke. I was...
    karmacomatose karmacomatose 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 17, 2012

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    It is incredible the difference

    when I use marijuana to stop an 'episode'. It works almost instantly. And allows me to be who I am still.
    girvingtree girvingtree 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 12, 2014

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    Paxil, effexor, abilify,

    zoloft, lamictal... The list goes on. None of them worked. Then I started using recreationally, and realised it treated my symptoms better than any and all the medication I was ever prescribed. I hate that the one thing that makes me function is illegal and keeps me from getting...
    dontyouunderstand dontyouunderstand 18-21 2 Responses Apr 27

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    Something Must Really Be Wrong With Me Lol

    I hear a lot of Borderlines say that smoking pot helps, but for me it makes me feel worse majority of the time. :-/
    EKB1227 EKB1227 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 12, 2013

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    Idk what happened I suddenly feel like wanting to die..I feel weal and tired..I wanna be alone but at the same time I want someone to tell me it'll pass and everything is gonna be...
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    Is there anyone here who has had another former or co existing diagnosis with borderline personality disorder? I was diagnosed with Autism in my childhood but one psychologist I...
    rainbowsmangos2015 rainbowsmangos2015 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    How do you deal with getting pushed away? It's hard to even survive those moments.
    Calamityy Calamityy 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I may be a sadistic borderline but at least I wouldn't lie, betray or cheat the people I cherish (even if it is a few). I wonder who the real animals are.
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