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Boredom & BPD: Some Skillful Alternatives to Harmful Behaviors (Guest Blogger Marci)

Please welcome first-time guest blogger Marci of Marci, Mental Health, and More Everyone feels bored sometimes.  For people with borderline personality disorder (BPD) being bored can be accompanied by other intense emotions and/or can result in behavior that doesn’t help and sometimes makes things worse.  When I am bored some of the common emotions I […]

Boredom & The Borderline (BPD & Self-harm)

As a person with Borderline Personality Disorder, I can attest – boredom, or being idle, truly is “the devil’s playground.” It seems that when boredom hits me, it’s much more intense than it is for other people, and I desperately feel the need to feel something – anything. I’ve heard a theory that, since many […]