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You know you’re a Borderline when… – 10 signs you have BPD


Head Trip From Humanland
Head Trip From Humanland (Photo credit: Gemma.E.Taylor)

If there’s one thing about having BPD that I don’t mind it’s being able to make fun of my own condition – heck if other’s are going to anyway why not join them!?

They make jokes without knowing the reality, but I’m pretty sure the funniest jokes about BPD come from those of us who have it.

As such I thought I would put together my list of ‘You know you’re a borderline when…’ lines for you.  Continue reading “You know you’re a Borderline when… – 10 signs you have BPD”

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Do Borderlines lack Empathy?


The simple answer to this is a plain, emphatic, resounding NO!!!

If anything people with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) are the most outstanding at empathy of all people, why?

Because when you feel emotions amplified at least 10x as strongly as ‘normal’ people, with an intensity one can only liken to being hit by a high speed train (and switching for one emotion to another with the same degree of force on a hairtrigger) who is better placed to understand what someone else feels?

Continue reading “Do Borderlines lack Empathy?”

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Boredom and Borderline Personality Disorder


Boredom…

Not what you would typically associate with Borderline Personality Disorder right?

Not one of the diagnostic criteria in the DSM IV that’s for sure…

So how come I think boredom is such a key element to BPD myself?

Let me tell you… Continue reading “Boredom and Borderline Personality Disorder”

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What is Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)?


I have already written several posts about my ‘Borderline Personality Disorder‘.  However, as yet I haven’t really given an explanation of the condition so readers will understand what I am talking about in my posts. So here is the ‘official’ description of Borderline Personality Disorder. Continue reading “What is Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)?”