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You have all been such a good influence

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After my meltdown last weekend, I inquired about group dbt.

I have my intake interview today, and i should be in a group session in about two months.

The courage each and every one of you have demonstrated here on a daily basis has given me the courage to pursue this.

Thank you for your kindness and support. Your are proof there are good people in this world and that we truly are stronger, together.
 
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I’m glad that you found the forum helpful, that’s what it’s here for. My daughter doing DBT and it’s made a real difference to her outlook. I hope it does the same for you

Daf:hug:
 
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Went for my assessment today. Dear god it’s so hard to outline 50 years of trauma in one hour.
 
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I’ve had to complete a series of online evaluations and my bpd score was clinical but lower than I expected. My ptsd score, however, was off the charts.

Hrm.
 
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Anything we can help you with :)
 
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No now I’m wondering if my symptoms are more ptsd than bpd, even though my therapist has said “you are firmly in cluster b.”

Ptsd is cureable. Bpd is not.
 
OCDguy

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If it helps I try and focus on me, rather than labels/maybes...
 
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Sound advice. It’s part of my black and white thinking and need to compartmentalize.
 
OCDguy

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That last word was beyond me :)
 
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Oh it’s a two dollar word for a compulsive need to put everything in a category or label. ;)
 
OCDguy

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Lol, I must add it to my list of words to use :)
 
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Got confirmation I’ve been admitted to a dbt group. First session in about three months.

Really struggling though. Really really struggling.

I stopped taking the medication that was making me stupid. I was having issues performing at work.

Now going through a period of paranoia triggered by my father giving me my mother’s engagement ring. I didn’t want it. But it was too painful for him to hold onto it.

So it made me sad, and I cried, then I started getting fearful about the impending burial. That fear hit gasoline and jumped over to me being insecure about my job. That I will be out of work soon and they’ve always wanted to get rid of me. Horrible paranoia. For no reason. But it’s manifesting itself in my reactions at work and could soon become a self fulfilling prophecy.

I can’t seem to get control.

One sadness triggers others. And then I’m drowning.
 
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No now I’m wondering if my symptoms are more ptsd than bpd, even though my therapist has said “you are firmly in cluster b.”

Ptsd is cureable. Bpd is not.
it might be cptsd as that sometimes links with bpd
 
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No now I’m wondering if my symptoms are more ptsd than bpd, even though my therapist has said “you are firmly in cluster b.”

Ptsd is cureable. Bpd is not.
I've heard that although BPD isn't cureable as such it can be managed and treated to reduce the effect? X
 
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