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  1. Cosmic_Horror

    Wasting away my youth

    It's really long and boring. Most of my childhood I was reclused in home as I was homeschooled by my mom who's a retired teacher. I had no friends or contact with other child's as you may imagine. I have two older brothers, my relationship with them was the same of any brothers, except that...
  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...
  3. L

    Struggling with getting help

    Hello everyone! I have struggled with my mental health for as long as I can remember and I am getting to the point where I feel like I cannot handle it on my own any longer (I am a 27 year old female for context) but I am absolutely terrified of trying to see someone about this. I went to 2 or 3...
  4. T

    Ghosted a few days ago

    Soooo, Me and a girl met online, got on amazingly. We talked constantly for around a month and then met up. We were absolutely amazing together, the chemistry was intense and we couldn’t keep out hands off each other. A few days before I went to see her a friend came back on the scene that...
  5. V

    New member dealing with BPD

    Just coming to terms with the fact that I have BPD and knew of that diagnosis since I was 19 (I am currently 33.) I just convinced myself that I mislead the doctors to seek medical sympathy.
  6. Shiroki

    Give me your wisdom and advice

    I already tried to explain this once and the previous post just disappeared so this is going to be summarized. I have bpd, I am at a point where I’m trying to do the right thing and take responsibility for myself and my actions and stop blaming stuff on my illness. 3 years ago however, I got...
  7. 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...
  8. K

    Dissociation and the Favorite person...

    Hey everyone, so I have a question for anyone who has borderline personality disorder. My fiance is schizophrenic with bpd and I know without a shadow of a doubt that I am his favorite person. Right now he is in prison and our contact is extremely limited but the idealization and dissociation...
  9. CClarey

    Newly diagnosed

    Hey guys, I was diagnosed with BPD a week ago. Only just got meds for it and haven’t started my intense psychotherapy yet (I could be be waiting months). It took 6 months to see anyone and get diagnosed so don’t know how much longer it’ll be for treatment.. any ideas on how to cope will be...
  10. TheEnchantress

    Enchantress' little issues

    First of all, hello. I just joined this community and would very much like to say hi to each and every one of you. I've joined this forum mostly to connect with other people sharing similar mental health issues as me, and maybe to find out more about myself, but also about how the human mind...
  11. L

    I was denied DBT because I use drugs.

    I waited 1.5 years for that initial appointment, 3 months for the next, only to be told I wouldn't be getting DBT because I admit to using drugs. Drugs, like self harming, are a way of me coping with my symptoms. How am I supposed to stop if I'm not even allowed therapy to give me other tools...
  12. A

    BPD how to get control back?

    Hey, I have BPD, and it's getting tough lately. I decided to be more social and had a couple of dates over past few weeks. There is a guy I really like, we met 3 times but I cannot stop thinking about him and getting obsessed. He was super sweet and nice these weeks, saying he liked me, but...
  13. Nirvana2991

    Worst night of my life to date!

    Last night I attempted suicide and was taken to 136 only to be released about 45mins ago back home I am non verbal at the moment and I cannot express how I feel and the doctors gave me a notepad to write how I feel I explained the best I could. But they are just saying I am not meeting any...
  14. B

    My therapist is ill

    Hi, Has anyone else experienced their therapist suddenly ending sessions "with immediate effect" because they have medical problems and "need treatment"? I have been seeing this guy for 2.5 years, twice a week for the last 1.5 years. I have BPD and so struggle like crazy with a love-hate...
  15. E

    Contact or no contact with ex BPD girlfriend?

    Hi All I broke up with my girlfriend in June, not because I don't love her, but because the relationship was destroying us both. The first 5 months was ok, we had occasional problems, but the second 5 months got progressively worse, she had frequent crisis and the stress of seeing her self-harm...
  16. Crow King

    Identity Disturbance

    I'm highly interested in this area of BPD because it seems to be my most prevalent symptom. I have absolutely 0 sense of who I am at all times. It never goes away. I'm newly diagnosed and have yet to begin therapy, so I'm inquiring about others' experiences with development in this department...
  17. GlitterAndTwisted

    Making/Keeping Friends...

    So does anyone else find that being a sufferer of BPD that it’s really hard to maintain friendships? I mean, I don’t know if it’s because of the paranoia in the sense of you always feel like such hard work or a burden and therefore must be difficult to be around and be friends with and because...
  18. GlitterAndTwisted

    Medication...

    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...
  19. C

    Drawn to narcissists/people who make it worse

    Hi I'm new here! I struggle with BPD and was just wondering if anyone else finds that they are particularly drawn to/create relationships with other people who have narcissistic PD or who are sociopaths? If so was wondering what you think the reasons might be? Furthermore do you find that there...
  20. B

    My thoughts are affecting me and my life so much, I feel so alone and fed up.

    Hi everyone, this will be a v long read, but any advice or just giving this a read would be very much appreciated. Mostly just venting btw. Sorry if some of it doesn't make sense; i struggle to get things into understandable sentences sometimes. Thankyou. (FYI I've been diagnosed with anxiety...
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