Coping mechanisms are a big part of mental health issues and it’s something that most of my therapy sessions focus around. A lot of my natural coping mechanisms aren’t healthy, when I’m already stressed my go to is to confide in someone close to me (and such people are in short supply these days). When … Continue reading Fake It To Make It?
I remember the morning I talked to a (formerly) close friend of mine about my mental health issues; at this stage I was just on a general anti-depressant and only really starting to accept that my mental health was in a horrendous state. He knows other people with BPD and saw something familiar in me, … Continue reading Instability
I’d suspected the diagnosis before mental health professionals suggested it, so it didn’t come as a terrible shock to me. I was actually pretty optimistic early on; a diagnosis meant direction. Continue reading Sanesplaining