When The Holidays are Triggering (Free Webinar)

Most of us who have Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) or who are in recovery also struggle with one or more other areas, such as anxiety, depression, and possibly eating disorder behaviors.  While the holidays are intended to be a joyous time of connectedness and togetherness, when you are dealing with distressing mental health issues, it […]

A Key to Less Emotional Suffering with BPD

Dr. Marsha Linehan has likened those with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) to third degree emotional burn victims.  Even in recovery from the disorder, when we no longer meet the criteria for the diagnosis, we typically remain highly emotionally sensitive people.  The difference is, we’ve learned skills to manage the intensity of our emotions and to […]

BPD: It’s Deeper Than Attention Seeking

One of the things that used to really irritate me when my Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) symptoms were at their worst was being accused of  “looking for attention.”  I was told I was “so dramatic” and a “drama queen.”  I was accused of wanting to be the center of attention and using my disorder as […]