Entries by Healing From BPD

Understanding Cognitive Empathy vs. Emotional Empathy in BPD

  Navigating the Twin Paths of Empathy in BPD: A Personal Journey Hello, wonderful community! I’ve been reflecting on a topic that recently came up on our Facebook page. It’s about the different types of empathy we experience, especially as individuals navigating the complex world of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). As someone who’s been on […]

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Got BPD? Doesn’t Mean Everything is Your Fault (Gas Lighting, Adult Bullies, and Narcissism)

                        Rather listen than read? Here’s the audio version of this article:     Recently a reader brought up a very good point that I’ve been meaning to address: it’s *NOT* always the person with borderline personality disorder, BPD traits, or emotional sensitivity that […]

BPD, Trauma, and WHY the f*#k did I just say that?!

As an emotionally sensitive person or someone with borderline personality disorder or BPD traits, have you ever found yourself saying anything along the lines of the following, all the while regretting each word as it’s coming out of your mouth?:   to a spouse/partner… “I HATE you and want a divorce….” “I can’t do this […]

BPD, Ghosting, and Abandonment Issues

WHEN A PERSON WITH BPD IS GHOSTED It can be incredibly difficult when someone suddenly disappears or “ghosts” from your life — especially once you’ve risked your heart, allowed yourself to be vulnerable, and have become emotionally attached or invested. When you have borderline personality disorder, BPD traits, or emotional sensitivity, it may also be […]

BPD, Trauma, and Jealousy

Jealousy and insecurity are normal emotions that everyone experiences, but when someone has borderline personality disorder, BPD traits, past trauma, or emotional sensitivity, the intensity of these emotions can be so much stronger — to the point of feeling unbearable. When a partner with any of these backgrounds is feeling jealous or insecure, even in […]