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borderline personality disorder

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    I've got Borderline personality disorder as well as dysthymic disorder. I seek help and counsel.

    Hey all, I won't beat around the bush and be straight as much as possible. I've been diagnosed with BPD as well as Dysthymic disorder recently. I've discovered that I've had problems for a while in my life and never really realized why before only recently. I have changed job MANY times, most...
  2. E

    Does anyone else struggle with food/ purging?

    Hi, I’m new here and whilst waiting to get further help for BPD thought I’d join this forum. I’ve currently gone through a relapse or episode or whatever want to call it. Occasionally in the past I’ve purged as a form of punishment i guess. This time around I’m now stuck in this cycle where I...
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    Poem I wrote

    I’m too scared to come home and face the empty feeling I hate the empty feeling with all my shell I would rather face pain than that ice cold emptiness It digs a hole every time I am left with it I don’t know how to continue life without a distraction The terrible feeling won’t go no matter how...
  4. NightShade9421

    Who is that girl?

    I have struggled with mental health problems for as long as I can remember. My mom had her own set of illnesses mentally and physically to the point of where it became very toxic. She didn't mean it at all. She would never mean to hurt anybody. But she struggled with herself to a point of where...
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    To Be or Not To Be

    I went to the doctor for the first time in months, as I realized I probably should go back on medication before I completely lose it. I just went to my regular family doctor, as I had seen the other doctor on-site give my friend antidepressants. We had never discussed my mental health or what I...
  6. GlitterAndTwisted


    So I’m a bit new to all this and somewhat nervous about it all haha. But how many people are medicated for their BPD, how long did it take you to find the right medication for you and what is that you take please? I feel the older I’m getting, the more likely it is that I can’t be medicated...
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    Break Up and Moving Back Home

    Hi guys, A little update on what's been going on with me in the last few days. Me and my partner have ended our relationship, it wasn't anyone's fault but things happen sometimes. He couldn't cope anymore with my mental health because he didn't understand but he tried his best. I also...
  8. KTCarrott

    Effects of stopping drinking alcohol.

    Hey! I new to this forum, and also new to the BPD diagnosis. I have stopped drinking alcohol, it has been around 5 months now, as I found it made me very vulnerable, to making very bad and self destructive decisions, including promiscuity, and self harm, and just putting myself in general...
  9. G

    bpd relationship problems

    i am in a loving and healthy relationship which i would not trade for the world. my boyfriend and i love each other but lately we’ve been encountering some problems. he’s been insecure/upset and he had told one of my friends that he loves me, but not as much as i love him. i experience emotions...
  10. Lostinthestatic

    How mild can hypomania be?

    TLDR: I believe I may have experienced hypomania but find it difficult to tell it apart from just feeling happy, or having BPD symptoms. How mild can hypomania be? What is it like to have both BPD and bipolar II? My therapist is considering bipolar disorder as well as borderline personality...
  11. Lostinthestatic

    What does “R/O” and “HCC” mean?

    My therapist today indicated that I showed clear signs of BPD. I am waiting on a psychiatric assessment, so I do not have a clear diagnosis as of yet. She is still also considering if it may be a mood disorder. I saw R/O Borderline Personality Disorder HCC in my file, which I assume is a...
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    My Denial Self..

    I've been thinking for a very long time to write, but I didn't know how to start or where. I looked up on google and I found myself here. My writing will be more like a kid explaining his story, so my apologies about that. Lets just start from the end, I am a 26 yrs old girl that has been...
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    what is DBT and how does it help ?

    I'm on a list for it, all I know is that there is 1-1 therapy and group therapy involved which I'm dreading and what other therapies besides CBT and DBT are there that can help with BPD ?
  14. 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...
  15. C

    Dating/Relationship Advice?

    I'm kind of at my wits' end with this issue. I recently was able to graduate college, am working full-time, and am applying to go to medical school. I'm doing much better than any doc predicted when I first got the BPD diagnosis, but it's pretty much only because I wasn't in a relationship or...