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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 […]

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 […]

She likes me, She likes me not. | Frantic efforts to avoid real or imagined abandonment (BPD)

I recently decided to let my walls down a bit when it comes to connecting with others.  A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about a blossoming friendship with my coworker. For the most part, things have been going well, though I must admit that figuring out boundaries, not getting too intense, and not worrying […]