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I’m Suffering from Aversions

From the : I’ve been squeamish about body fluids since I was a kid but every year it gets worse. It’s to the point now where it’s taken over my life. I can’t eat around people, have sex, or any other normal activity. I’m having a lot of anxiety because I’m afraid someone will blow their nose or start sweating. I have BPD so I have a lot of anxieties but this one I...
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Bipolar or Some Other Mood Disorder?

I’ve been experiencing symptoms that align with bipolar but could also align with a number of other mood disorders. I’m not looking for a conclusive diagnosis, more a probability of a diagnosis. Here’s a list of symptoms to help you answer this question. Periods of high volumes of energy lasting 2+ weeks Sometimes have high energy but feel very low Hypersexual when in high energy periods Sometimes always want to eat, other times not...
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Traits or a Personality Disorder?

How can you know if you have a particular disorder, say Narcissistic Personality Disorder or Borderline Personality Disorder, or if you only display some of those personality traits? Is it common for most people to display behavioral traits of several personality disorders? A: For all psychological disorders, there are certain criteria that have to be met. These are spelled out clearly in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), which is the...
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Am I Meant to Be with This Guy?

From the : A possible symptom of BPD is expecting your SOs to just know what you want, like mind reading. Mine is really good at that. Having BPD, I don’t know where I should draw the line in my mind, should I be accepting that he is the caring figure I need (at least he’s not a narcissist or other bad people for a BPD person to be in a relationship with)? It...
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Suspect My Partner Has a Personality Disorder

I have a close friend, who became my lover about a year ago. Recently he cheated on me (had an affair with a colleague), and I was/am terribly hurt, as I was his absolute best friend. In addition, in the past few months he has been drinking a lot, smoking, absent and performing poorly at work, spending money without control and getting into trouble, had mood swings… He now expresses strong feelings of guilt,...
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I Know My Mental Health Is Not Good

Hi, for as long as I can remember since i was 7, I feel I have been dealing with depression, anxiety, mood swings, I was a cutter in high school, in my early 20’s I had major suicidal tendencies, and Did attempt a couple of times. I have tried to self help with drugs, alcohol, and trying to find someone, sometimes in the wrong places. I can’t seem to make an emotional attachment with...
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Fiancé Broke Up with Me at My Daughter’s Graduation

Today my daughter graduated from high school. My ex-wife’s father and sister came from out of state to support my daughter. My mother also came from out of state. At the event we all sat together. I could tell my fiancé was not happy or comfortable. After the event we all went to eat out to celebrate the graduation. At the end of the night I asked my fiancé what was wrong. She reported...
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Are Borderlines Chameleon’s Who Are Afraid to Be Themselves So They Change Depending on the People They Are With?

I feel like that I’m never myself around the people that I’m with. I have BPD, so I usually act a certain way when I’m around certain people. When I say “act” I mean, it’s like I become them. I unknowingly imitate their mannerisms, I always agree with them (even when I don’t), and I do whatever I can to please them, so it’s like I’m not really being myself. Any recommendations on how...
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Thought Insertion and Borderline Personality Disorder

I have borderline personality disorder. I’ve recently come across what thought insertion is and I think I may have that. I feel like there are thought from someone else that are in my head. I know they aren’t mine because they are a man’s thoughts. He tells me bad things like I should starve myself to be pretty or I should cut myself so I won’t be so depressed sometimes. He also tells me...
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My Mother Refuses Mental Help or that Anything Is Wrong with Her

My mom is the second child out of three and is deaf, (both of my parents are deaf and as result, I have felt with most matters since I was young). She gets frequent and very violent outbursts at times and has even gone as far as twisting my father’s hand behind his back in effort to inflict pain upon him, and other times, she’s entirely kind and ordinary. After her outbursts, she goes...
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My Sister Is Sick

I’m dealing with sister suffering from anorexia nervosa, bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder. My sister months ago had a break-up with her bf. Since then she started dating many guys and then met a model(her current bf). Nowadays she has undergone a drastic change in personality, has become very agressive in attitude, abuses parents at times, yells at home, wears very indecent tiny clothes and posts it on fb, also undergoing on diet...
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