Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline personality disorder makes discerning when feelings are real and valid a constant struggle. The hardship is worth it.

It Is Possible To Recover From Borderline Personality Disorder

I love what it feels like when I dive into a cold pool on a hot day. I write dirty jokes on the internet. I follow four kitten accounts on Instagram Read...
Celia Finkelstein    |   05.22.17   |   SHARE
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"My anger was there when my father wasn’t. My anger has been reliable. Sometimes it feels like my anger taught me all the things my father should have."

Learning About My Father's Personality Disorder Helped Me Forgive Him

I have to accept the fact that Black men are not allowed to deal with their mental health issues — specifically personality and schizoaffective Read...
Africa Jackson    |   05.22.17   |   SHARE
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I'm painfully bored, but I don't have the energy to do anything. Image: Thinkstock.

5 Contradictions That Folks With Mental Illness Know All Too Well

One thing I’ve noticed about mental illness is that it’s a mess of contradictions. It tells us one thing, urges us to do another. We have one desire Read...
Sam Dylan Finch    |   05.26.16   |   SHARE
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It has taken me most of my adult life to come to terms with my childhood, because I chose avoidance over examination. Image: Thinkstock.

Borderline Personality Disorder Fueled My Mom's Abuse. Here's How I Started To Heal From It.

My mother saw in my brother a carbon copy of herself; every side-eye and negative comment was an echo of offensive remarks made about her own Read...
Diana-Ashley Krach    |   04.28.16   |   SHARE
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The reality is that no one deserves to do this alone.

Listen: I Don't Care If You're A Burden. If You Need Help, Ask For It.

I used to be the one that pushed everyone away out of fear that I was too demanding or too toxic or “too much.” But I’m finally at a place in my life Read...
Sam Dylan Finch    |   04.8.16   |   SHARE
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The Difference Between Bipolar and Borderline Personality Disorders

The symptoms of borderline personality disorder and bipolar disorder can often overlap. Understanding the difference is a first step in getting Read...
Tamar Shtrambrand    |   05.22.15   |   SHARE
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When Self-Destruction Meets Writerly Self-Doubt: A Book Review Of Women

Chloe Caldwell writes in such an honest way that Women reads like a journal entry. Read...
Sara Habein of Persephone Magazine    |   01.20.15   |   SHARE
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