Trials of BPD

Borderline personality disorder is weekly therapy sessions, twice daily medications, and a stigma so bad therapists refuse to see them. It is overwhelming emotions that leave you physically depleted. It is knowing that you can’t trust your feelings because they are misleading and exaggerated. It is not speaking up about what you are feeling for…

Having a Social Life with BPD

Having BPD means that you probably have problems with interpersonal relationships, The DSM-5 has specific criteria for a diagnosis. Symptoms in borderline personality disorder occur in 4 domains: affectivity, interpersonal functioning, impulse control and cognitive. It is required to have 5 our of 9 traits to meet the criteria for a borderline personality disorder. Every…

The Stigma of BPD, it’s Time to Accept it

When I was initially diagnosed at 29 I was relieved. But that is not the case for most. Getting such a stigmatized diagnosis can be heartbreaking. Words like “incurable” or “manipulative narcissists” come to mind. They swirl around your head like a haunting ghost staining your happy future. So I started studying BPD, what I…

Hi I’m Kasie,

But first and foremost, I am a mother. I have one son (from here on referred to as DS), who is entering his teen years. He is an incredibly smart and creative boy. He has energy that keeps him busy. And, like most kids his age, loves to play video games. His wittiness amuses me…