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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 […]

BPD: When You Can’t Bear Being Alone

He walks away… off to leave on business…or to visit his family… something that will take him away for a few days.  I’m distraught.  I’m not sure how I will manage. Alone.As the days go by, I dread his inevitable departure.  There’s nothing I can say or do to convince him to stay. He’s going, […]

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 […]