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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 […]

Overcoming One of My Biggest Regrets From When BPD Ruled My Life (Borderline Personality Disorder)

Trigger Warning (TW): This post contains content that may be triggering for some readers. The scene: I’m riding in the passenger side of my boyfriend’s Lexus.  The sun has gone down. He says it’s time for him to go home.  Going home meant he would be leaving me and spending the night with his wife.  Although […]

The Grace of Abandonment Issues (Borderline Personality Disorder)

Many people with Borderline Personality Disorder have an intense fear of abandonment. Many times, this is because we experienced it early on in life. Many of us have even developed a keen ability to detect what we perceive to be behaviors that might precede someone abandoning us. While I still experience these extra sensitivities from […]

Saying “No” For the Sake of Your Own Well-Being

Complicated by the complexities of identity disturbance, fear of rejection and abandonment, and self-esteem issues, I have pretty much always had a desperate need and desire to be liked.  I have found it quite distressing when someone possibly or outright did not like me.  I took it as the end of the world, and if […]