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  1. R

    My teacher was my FP. How do I move on?

    I had a teacher in high school who I got attached to. She allowed me to be in her class all 4 years. I've literally never even had a friendship last that long. No one in my life has ever acted as caring as she was toward me, and so I started seeing her as a mother figure. I frequently feared...
  2. qwerty1234


    Aaaaah in pain because people don't reply to me anymore and j feel like writing again out of attachment but I have to control myself
  3. C

    Attachment and Fear

    I've had this on going struggle of becoming attached to close friends, I will have impulses because of my fear of them leaving or rejecting me, these could be emotional breakdowns and angry messages towards them which I later deeply regret and feel guilty about for days. Of course, in the end my...
  4. L

    Inability to hold a job due to anxiety.

    Hello so recently my life has spiraled down greatly. I'm 22 years old and had trouble holding a job, usually quitting around 10 months. I've always had clinical depression issues when I was in high school and tried to end my life when I was 15. I was also a previous self-harmer. Recently I just...
  5. N

    Anxious-ambivalent attachment theory.

    Right at the beginning of my journey with mental health services I was diagnosed with Borderline Personalty Disorder. I was new to services and going through a very severe depressive period and told the then psychiatrist I felt empty inside. This was before they seen my full cycle of...
  6. blacksmoke

    Attachment Theory

    seperation anxiety :scared::panic: Attachment Theory - YouTube
  7. N

    When I was taken into care. Did I not have attachment to my mother?

    Back in 1995 when I was 9 I was taken into care along with my sister. My mum ended up splitting my sisters head open by one of her assaults and we both were taken into care on a full care order. When I was in my first foster home I used to cry myself to sleep because I missed my primary school...
  8. katya

    MBT session about attachment styles (TW)

    This week, we focused on: what attachment is, and different attachment styles.
  9. O

    inevitably hurting relationships as someone with bpd

    There is someone I been video chatting with and texting the past two months. This guy told me first thing he wasn't looking for a relationship. I decided I wanted to give him some space because of that, but he started texting me so much right after that every day and it suddenly made me feel...
  10. E

    Attachment issues

    Hi , I'm not sure where to post this cause I don't know what category it fall under . I'm am a mother of a 25 yr old daughter . She has 2 children one is 4 and one is 3 months old both girls . When The 4 yr old was born my daughter and her fiancé was living with us (her mom and dad) she had...
  11. R

    no more attachments left in life

    Today my rabbit dominoe passed away from natural causes(old age). My friends family has a little pet semetary where she was buried. I played some music for her on my guitar to pay my respects. She was a good friend. She used to free roam my trailer. I would wake up to her licking my shoulder...
  12. Kerome

    Buddhism basics: the starting point

    So what should you really know about Buddhism? Well, the Buddha lived about 2500 years ago, was born as a Prince called Siddhartha Gautama and lived a sheltered early life in a palace of pleasures his father built. Then when on a trip outside, he came across a diseased man, an old man, a...
  13. D

    Imprinting/Splitting/"Favorite Person"

    I got a diagnosis of bpd about a year ago and in that time I've done as much reading as I possibly can about it. One of the parts in not finding much about is this idea of a "favorite person," which as I understand is a term coined by the bpd community. first of all I'm glad I'm not the only...
  14. D

    When everything falls apart

    Hey, I'm new to the forum.. For the past 8 months I've been in and out of depression. It's letting go of attachment I find to be very challenging,stressful as I let myself feel too responsible for suffering I see around the people I love for example or a business I've worked on...whatever it...
  15. J

    Homesickness and attachment anxiety

    I've lived on the other side of the world from my parents for over a decade now. I go back every couple of years and they have come over about three times. I went home this Christmas for the first holiday with them in years - albeit brief, because the airfares are so crazy expensive at this...
  16. Poopy Doll

    Schizophrenia and Mothers

    I know everything gets blamed on the mother. But with the schizophrenic people I have known, they all have had an unusual attachment to their mothers. The friend I have now spends every weekend with his mother and he's twenty eight years old. He told me she is very domineering but in the next...
  17. F

    Attachment and coping in psychosis in relation to spiritual figures

    Abstract Background Studies have found higher levels of insecure attachment in individuals with schizophrenia. Attachment theory provides a framework necessary for conceptualizing the development of interpersonal functioning. Some aspects of the attachment of the believer to his/her spiritual...
  18. M

    Obsessed with fictional character(s)

    Hey guys So recently I have been really emotionally attached to Trevor from gta 5. I don't know why, but it seems like Im more prone to getting attached to characters that are mentally unstable, violent, or had a rough past (he has all of these). It seems to influence me in unusual ways that i...
  19. valleygirl

    I don't know what to do

    I am getting more and more depressed. I was seeing my therapist 2-3 times a week, but now we've gone down to once a week, and she will be away the first week of August. Then I'll have 3 more weeks until uni starts full time, and I will only see my therapist maybe every other week, and then...
  20. valleygirl

    I don't think I should hug my therapist anymore

    I'm sorry I keep posting about this, but I don't know what to do. I am majorly attached to my therapist, but I only have couple months left of therapy, and I am going to miss her SO MUCH. I had a particularly difficult session on Thursday, and I asked for a hug at the exact same time as she...