How to Fill Out a DBT Pros and Cons Worksheet

Do you have trouble managing your intense emotions and sometimes make impulsive decisions about important things? Do you later find yourself dealing with the regret and a catastrophe that needs damage control? Have you burned one too many bridges? The DBT Pros and Cons Worksheet may prove to be a helpful tool for you. It […]

BPD: Overcoming Constant Crisis Mode

Hello Dear HFBPD Readers, This week, I invite you to read my post over at the Roanne Program site.  It’s about overcoming the constant crisis mode that those with Borderline Personality Disorder often find themselves in.  You may wonder if you can ever get out.  I did, and I want to encourage you. Check out […]

Wait, is that considered self-harm? (NSSI Non-Suicidal Self-Injury)

TRIGGER WARNING: In this post, I will be talking about self-harm and self-injury. I think that one of the reasons why it was so difficult for me to receive an accurate diagnosis of borderline personality disorder is because I did not have any overt self-harm behaviors. It’s probably also one of the reasons why I […]

Please Don’t Call Us “Borderlines” | BPD and Stigma

As people with borderline personality disorder, or who are in recovery from BPD, or who consider ourselves emotionally sensitive, you can probably relate to my disdain whenever we, as human beings, are referred to as “borderlines.” There is an insensitivity about it that bothers me. To refer to someone in this way can be highly […]