“Do I Have Borderline Personality Disorder?”
You’ve stumbled upon a post about borderline personality disorder, or you heard about BPD in a movie. Maybe someone you know has it, someone very similar to you. Whatever the case may be, you’ve searched ‘do I have BPD?’ or ‘I think I have borderline personality disorder’ and now you’re reading this post to find out what to do.
First things first, don’t panic. BPD isn’t a death sentence. If you do have borderline personality disorder, you are not hopeless. In fact, you’re now one step closer to feeling better.
Read that again. One more time, so it sinks in.
I was in your place once: frantically searching up BPD blog posts, reading everything online about borderline personality disorder and reading others’ stories with BPD and comparing them to myself. It’s scary to think you might have a personality disorder.
The term seems foreign in your brain, much less like something you can say out loud. You may wonder if there’s something wrong with you. Or you may question yourself. Maybe you’re just overreacting. You don’t actually have BPD. There’s no way!
In this post, we’re going to go over every step you should take if “Do I have borderline personality disorder?” or “I think I have BPD” is going through your head.
This article was written by Camille J.
If you haven’t already had to handle grief, you’ll deal with it at some point. A study from 2019 found 57% of Americans had grieved in the previous three years. The grieving process can last for days, weeks, months, or years; it’s different for everyone. However, you can help your grieving process with these healthy habits.
Trigger Warning: Narcissistic abuse, abuse from those with BPD traits. “Borderline” and “Narcissist” are used as a label for simplicity & SEO purposes (battlers are not defined by their diagnosis). Read at your own discretion.
Why Borderlines & Narcissists Attract Each Other
A big topic in the BPD community is the borderline and narcissist relationship. ‘Bpd and narcissist couple’ is searched on Google thousands of times a month. Ask any mental health professional knowledgeable about BPD and they’ll tell you that these two types of personality disorders tend to be attracted to each other. The borderline and narcissist relationship is prevalent and most likely, incredibly toxic and abusive.
Inotherwords, it’s worth talking about.
This article was written by Melissa Howard of Stopsuicide.info
This world is a loud, bright place that is only getting bigger by the day. In some way, it seems that it’s a world for extroverts, and it can leave introverts feeling overwhelmed.
That’s why it’s so important to find ways to practice self care if you’re an introvert. You need solitude to recharge, and in this world, you must make it happen because it won’t come on its own. Fortunately, there are simple steps you can take each day to foster your wellbeing and prevent yourself from becoming drained. Check out these examples from BPD Beautiful!
Self Care Tip #1 – Clean Your Living Environment
There is something so refreshing about a clean atmosphere. Cleaning your home is therapeutic all on its own because it organizes the chaos. And in creating order, you can toss out belongings that bring you negative energy.
As you declutter and clean in the physical realm, there is a natural impact on your mental state and emotions that will adopt the fresh start, and that sense of order can flow into other areas of your life. Take time for routine deep cleans of your living space and weekly or even daily tidying up sessions.