Archives for Borderline

Help for a Coworker/Friend

I think that this person may be bipolar. She has a lot of this issues that I have read about that people that are bipolar has. She has a family history, Mother and Brother both are bipolar. She has many up and down days. She can be crying in the morning and really happy in the afternoon for example. I have known her for 10 years and she has been foreclosed on twice and...
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Do I Have Enough Symptoms for Borderline Personality Diagnosis?

My entire life, I’ve tried to make sense of things and be able to put them into words. When I came across borderline personality disorder, I thought that maybe I had found my answer. I feel like I’m not real. I’ve never been able to jump in with the world. I feel hollow and empty, numb. I have no identity. So no goals, hopes, dreams, interests. There’s nothing to me. I know nothing about...
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My BPD and Son’s Apathy about It

I’ve had chronic depression starting in childhood with an emotionally absent mother. I was recently diagnosed with PTSD/BPD by new therapist. Christmas marked the beginning of this debacle. which set up the disaster and now my BPD, etc is a Category 5 Tropical Storm. A CONTINENTAL DIVIDE now exists between my son and I has turned awakening my abandonment fears. His response is total silence (he refuses to investigate this new BPD thing) and...
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Borderline Personality Disorder Issues?

I have borderline personality disorder, and I am having problems expressing my emotions at home for fear of being judged for showing them. I have been called mentally crazy, dramatic, and attention-seeking. I have issues communicating with people. When I was younger, I wasn’t allowed to show my emotions. This lasted for 17 years. Not sure what to do. A: Thanks for your letter. The first thing I would ask is how do you...
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I May Have BPD Or Another Personality Disorder

After puberty I went from being a outgoing and happy child to very moody and anti-social especially once I got closer to young adulthood. I’ve gotten moodier and more aggressive. I had incidents where I actually considered hurting people or lashing out over small insignificant things a few of which I acted on in my younger years (smashing my mothers plants when she told me to water them while I was watching tv, hitting...
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Overwhelming Fear of Rape

“Fear” isn’t exactly the right word: it’s more like a terror. It started a few years ago, I think, I’m not quite sure. I just started having horrible nightmares about being abused in the most unimaginable situations. It’s gotten worse until I can’t sleep a full night without having these awful nightmares. It’s started to creep into my daily life, too. I’m afraid to be alone at home because I feel as though there...
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Do I Have Borderline Personality Disorder?

From the : I recently was looking at a page about Borderline Personality Disorder and I could relate to everything. From the self injury to the mixed feelings 24/7. I can feel joy and the next second I could hate the very thing I was joyous about. I never really had a clear picture of who I really was and I’m still not sure. I always feel a sort of emptiness and I always...
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A Lot of Different Questions

Hi, first I want to say thanks for taking the time to look at my question and sorry it is so long. I have recently been feeling sad and confused. I want to make sure I do not have any disorders so I am going to tell you what has been going on with me lately. I have plenty of friends and family, but I’m not that close with my friends. I want to...
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