The Emotional Exhibition Of Blogging

Then they’re the individuals who will call people like me “emotional exhibitionists”. I heard the term the other day and it confused me a bit because it sounds negative but it is kind of what I do. I think the negative connotation is that I am seeking attention – again I think I’m suppose to feel bad about that. Emotional exhibitionist sounds like such an accusation. Yet I am not bothered – I blog for me and anyone who wants to read it – yes it’s a self-centred indulgence but so what. Continue reading The Emotional Exhibition Of Blogging

When The People In My Life Have No Idea What BPD Is

The reactions to BPD are as you can expect – any hint of mental illness – I like to say mental instability is usually met with discrimination, stigma and down right disbelief. I have had someone tell me that it’s all nonsense – doctors making up diagnosis to get money from medication and therapy. *sigh – How I wish that were true. Even this morning, … Continue reading When The People In My Life Have No Idea What BPD Is

I Have Borderline Personality Disorder

I said it, I really finally said – I have BPD. I am one of the fortunate high functioning Borderline Personality Disorder sufferers, who have managed to remain medication free; so no anti-depressant or mood stabilizer for me. I have actively resisted them and discarded every prescription I was ever prescribed, even during my hospital stays *stories for another time. The very few times, I … Continue reading I Have Borderline Personality Disorder