Tag Archive for: regression

Fear of Getting Older and Borderline Personality Disorder (Age Regression, Trauma)

One of the major components of having Borderline Personality Disorder, and often for sufferers of PTSD who were traumatized as children, is an intense fear of being abandoned.  For many of us, even sensing a change in facial expression, tone of voice, or mood in someone we love can cause us to panic and worry […]

Child-like Aspects of Borderline Personality Disorder

Not too long ago, I asked the therapist who runs the DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) group that I attend why it might be that I have acted out in such childish ways when feeling needy or afraid. I asked after hearing a couple of other patients check in about their past week and noticing that […]