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Sometimes I Act Like a Little Girl | Borderline Personality Disorder

Some interesting insights tonight as well as some big question marks.   Netflix recommended a television series to me called “United States of Tara.” In it, Australian actress Toni Colette brilliantly plays a woman who is diagnosed with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), formerly known as Multiple Personality Disorder. While this disorder is quite different from […]

The Psychic Borderline | Reading Others & Identity Issues

Ok. So I’m not *technically* psychic, but I, like many other people with Borderline Personality Disorder, BPD traits, or emotional sensitivity, have an interesting ability to “read” people. My therapist has clarified that the ability to do this is actually a learned survival skill. For those who can relate to what I’ll describe in this article, […]

Easily Influenced? A Borderline’s Struggle with Identity

I’m not sure if other people with BPD (Borderline Personality Disorder) feel this way or can relate, but I am pretty easily influenced.  I might hear a strong opinion that radically differs from the one I had been holding until that moment and be swayed completely.  I am not trying to say that I am gullible, an idiot, […]