Disclaimer: I’m not a mental health professional and any information I post here is second hand. Basically, I can barely keep my life together, if you’re expecting complete accuracy and professionalism you’re in the wrong place. K, thx. This is the question my new therapist posed to me during our first meeting. Through my own … Continue reading So, What Do You Know About DBT?
I gave into pressure. Maybe it’s something I do too much, maybe it’s something I should do more, I don’t know. What I do know is that writing was helping. It helped me tremendously but I know it helped other people. Friends who I hadn’t spoken to in years contacted me to tell me that … Continue reading Not Going Anywhere
I’ve briefly mentioned weaponized apologies in the past and I’ve been mulling over this ever since. I think my perception of apologies and how some people react to them has really impacted my ability to take ownership for my actions. I remember vividly being in my early teens and crying while saying sorry. While I … Continue reading Apologies & Blame
Disclaimer: Still not a mental health professional. This blog is merely an exploration of BPD from my perspective as a recently diagnosed Borderline. Through conversation with others where it has been implied I lack self-awareness or am trying to pass on blame. I’m wondering if I have not made one crucial thing clear throughout my … Continue reading Have I Not Made It Clear?
I’m trying to keep that positivity rolling and it’s actually working fairly well. I can’t say if it’s just because a majority of the stresses in my life have dissipated or if I’m just getting better at handling everything; it’s most likely a combination of both. I wanted to take some time to reflect on … Continue reading Success
Yesterday as part of our well-being program teachers at my school led discussions and activities about positive and negative relationships. It gets pretty hard not to over identify with some of the discussion topics which arise, because let’s face it, as Borderlines we have a bit of a habit of forming negative relationships. Not only … Continue reading Positive Relationships
Is it a bit too late for New Years Resolutions? I mean, yes, obviously but screw the rules. I need guidelines, I need clear structure for me to follow in order to objectively make decisions. Really, what I need is a checklist that I follow and when I’m unable to complete it I should spare … Continue reading Late Resolutions