Tag Archives: BPD

Deconstructing Cluster B stereotypes.

This is a cute drawing circulating Facebook depicting the “typical” person with each of the four Cluster B personality disorders (I cannot give credit for it since I have no idea who drew it or where it originated).   While … Continue reading

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Depression is happiness.

I’m so depressed I had to call in sick at work and set up an emergency therapy session this afternoon.  I couldn’t sleep last night at all.   I’m crying almost all the time.    This is more than just … Continue reading

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Come closer…go away.

I’ve begun to experience some powerful feelings for someone right now.   It’s hard to describe, since I haven’t met this person and most likely never will (which is perfectly okay).   The feeling is a bizarre mix of low-level … Continue reading

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The Dangers Of Self Diagnosis

Originally posted on Journey Toward Healing:
Result: 66/80 Probable diagnosis of PTSD That’s the result from an online test that I took last night. It started when a blogger friend wanted some advice on a post she had written. So…

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There should be no “shame” in having a Cluster B diagnosis.

Yes, another potentially controversial post.  Please hear me out before judging. There are some (actually, many) people in the blogosphere who believe that people with disorders like Borderline or Narcissistic Personality Disorder made some kind of conscious choice to have … Continue reading

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A new day.

It’s the first day of Summer (or is it the second?), and things look much brighter today than they did last night. In the midst of a severe BPD/C-PTSD “episode,” (I’ll explain more in a minute), I published a post, … Continue reading

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Diving into the Inferno.

Originally posted on Down the Rabbit Hole:
Credit: wallpaperswa.com I had a productive emergency therapy session today. My therapist was kind enough to rearrange his schedule to see me today, due to all my BPD/C-PTSD symptoms being re-triggered because of…

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My DD calls me a narcissist, but is it her or me, of both of us?

From a text conversation I had with DD this morning: Me: Do you want to go to the pool today? DD: I will lyk (let you know) in a few, I’m trying to find a way to cough up $50+ … Continue reading

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My “crazy” dream.

No, not a dream of the sleeping kind, but I have this crazy pipe dream, a strong but probably a little out-there wish.   It isn’t very realistic on several levels, but my life would be complete if I could…help … Continue reading

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Why I changed my blog’s description.

I just changed this blog’s header description slightly.  It now says “Confessions of a Recovering Borderline.”  There are two good reasons for this. This blog has always has been (and probably always will be) confessional in nature. In my last session, … Continue reading

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