Poetry with Purpose – Living with Borderline Personality Disorder

Poetry with Purpose – Living with Borderline Personality Disorder

Twenty years ago while I was in the throes of depression, I received a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). I was an educational psychologist with a masters in psychology, and yet, I had never heard of BPD. Not until recently, when I started doing a...
BPD and Separation Insecurity

BPD and Separation Insecurity

Pathological personality traits in negative affectivity – separation insecurity: fears of rejection by – and/or separation from – significant others (DSM5) We have already looked at fear of abandonment as a pathological impairment. In other words, the fear of...
Borderling Personality Disorder  – Fear of Falling Apart

Borderling Personality Disorder – Fear of Falling Apart

Trait Seven – Fears of falling apart or losing control What We Know I haven’t been able to find any research data on this trait so I am just going to wing it using the case study of one – myself. Losing control can mean many things to people with BPD. The...
BPD and Separation Insecurity

BPD – Why Do Things Always Go Wrong – Part 3 Suggestions

DSM5 – Pathological personality traits in negative affectivity – b. Anxiousness: Worry about the negative effects of past unpleasant experiences and future negative possibilities; My Suggestions for Borderliners When we look deeper into the concept of...