personality disorder

Personality disorders are as complex as they are misunderstood; delve into this diagnosis and learn the typical cognitions, behaviors, and inner experience of those inflicted.

BPD and Me Part 1
I guess I've always known that I wasn't "normal" from a young age. I always felt things more intensely than other people, and held onto those emotions longer. I had difficulty making and keeping frien...
The Black or White Thinking, Dramatic and Erratic Personality
The term Borderline Personality Disorder or BPD isn't the most well-known mental illness, compared to Depression, Bipolar Disorder, and Anxiety but it affects 1.6 percent of people in the United State...
Charisse Alyssa9 days ago
How To BPD: Healthy Relationships with Others (And Yourself!)
“You don’t have anything, you’re just feeling down. You always want to put a label on yourself,” was what my ex-boyfriend said to me when I thought that something might be wrong. They were harsh words...
Emma Pilgrim11 days ago
My Experience with Relationships & BPD
Relationships from friendships & love, but sometimes the lines blur, of course because for many of us with borderline, our response to relationships is never great. Don’t get me wrong my love life now...
Jess Didway12 days ago
Living with Borderline Personality Disorder - the Diagnosis
It took a lot out of me to muster up the courage to make it to my therapy appointment on time. By the time I had gotten dressed, the anxiety of leaving the house had set in. The lurking thoughts of my...
Alyssa Lactin17 days ago
Mental Illness: The Demons Within
One of the illnesses I was recently diagnosed with while I was hospitalized is BPD, aka Borderline Personality Disorder. The definition of the disorder according to The National Institute of Mental He...
Jay Hogue18 days ago
Questionably Stable
In the beginning, there were only two. One a girl and the other a child that continued to change gender. While they both looked very similar, the girl seemed to be more mature than she really ought to...
Emily Buehner20 days ago
Past the Borderline
Ever since I was young I had the most difficult time when it came to making and keeping friends. I would always seem to lose friends and it would never last more than 4 years or less. I was forced to go to counseling when I was younger but to say that it helped at the time, I don't know if I could say. From waking up being angry at the world to going to bed hating myself and the world. "Why me?" I would always say to myself. Why was it me that got adopted, why is it me that always cries and gets...
@truedanyelle 25 days ago
The Friends That Force Me to Live
To most people, the phrase "hole in the wall" means a quaint place to get a decent drink but to me, at 13, it either meant bullets or that I lost my temper again. Standing at the gates of puberty I wa...
Ginger Curlsa month ago
Borderline Personality Disorder vs. Relationships
Having borderline personality disorder isn't something that I share often or with many people, mostly because I am afraid of what people will think. People with borderline personality disorder know wh...
Gabriella roblesa month ago
Am I a Psycho?
Halloween night, my ex-boyfriend came over to take his things out of my car. He was angry because I didn't spend time with him for Halloween, and he saw that I was hanging out with my neighbors instea...
Shanelle ♔ a month ago
The Diagnosed 'Crazy'
There are people amongst us all who've suffered some form of childhood trauma and as a result of that they're now strong, wise individuals who've become the opposite of their perpetrators, and that's ...
Eva May Jueza month ago
Drowning the Moon
One day, the sun didn't come up. I walked to school under the silver moonlight with my backpack on one shoulder and tried to remember if I'd locked the door. I wasn't sure but it was too late to go ba...
Anne Rosea month ago
How To Survive Marriage (and Divorce) with Borderline Personality Disorder
From an outsider's perspective, someone with Borderline Personality Disorder can seem somewhat unstable, mean, spiteful, and childish. Unfortunately, people suffering with the disorder are quite good ...
SR James2 months ago
Borderline Personality Disorder Diagnosis
Borderline Personality Disorder, or BPD, is a personality disorder which effects the way the sufferer interacts with others, the way they think, and their beliefs. It can be grouped in to four unique ...
Claire Raymond2 months ago
Avoidant Personality Disorder
Shyness and a reluctance to socialize are normal for a lot of people, and it is not unusual for someone to be particularly sensitive to criticism. But for the two percent of the population that suffer...
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Courtney 2 months ago
Things That Will Most Likely Happen When You Stand Up to a Narcissist
Many of us have met, dated, worked with, been friends with, or are related to at least one narcissist. You know who they are. Those impossible, self-absorbed individuals that hurt us, and yet, in the ...
Lyndsie Jines2 months ago
What is Borderline Personality Disorder?
Hi. I’m Lyndsie and my brain has chosen 5:30 in the morning as a prime time to have motivation to write. I haven’t had any sleep either. I keep telling my brain that, but it persistently refuses to li...