The Isolated Borderline

To the partners of the sufferer. I know how hard you try to help your loved one. I know how hard you try and make communication. The days your loved one curls up in bed not ready to face the day whilst you put food on the table, the rapid mood swings with such emotional […]

What to say to a borderline during therapy

Psychologists and psychiatrists can play their part in treating a borderline by reorganisation.  Below I’ve listed ways how: Replace ‘you are too emotional and take things to heart’ with the words ‘I know you’re struggling, please can you explain to me what happened in more detail and why you feel the way you do? If […]

Scarcity and Abundance

The first step in emotional dysregulation and self awareness since my borderline personality disorder decided to take partnership back in my life (this time with cptsd that hadn’t happened before after managing to reduce the bpd to traits over the past three years) as I see things in black and white again, is to embrace […]

The broken moon 🌒

What is the meaning of an eclipse? Is it a partial disturbance of evil covering the light of the stone’s soul? What is the meaning of night? Is it to rest our bodies or minds? What is the meaning of the holes on the moons surface? Does it emphasise the holes we carry within our […]

Depression

Have you ever looked around you and people all stable and laughing, the walls closing in on you, the hallways swallowing your mind whole, like you’re pushing yourself through quicksand, like your brain is slow and grounded, like you have no control over your anger? In the lowest moments do you sit there and listen […]

Is it time to rethink borderline personality disorder?

I thought I’d do a post after seeing a post on Facebook about a kind hearted young girl taking her own life because of borderline personality disorder caused by abuse. I just want to point out the effects of borderline personality disorder and how it may impact on caregivers: BPD are loving individuals They are […]

What is love?

Love is undefinable. You think the person you love will always deliver the same you give to them. If it’s imbalanced it is destructive. As Shakespeare once said “The route of all heartache is expectation”  You can’t expect anyone to love you but you can always hold on to that inner hope. You have to love […]

Recovery ✍🏻 🏅

Your dialectical mind is shaping your behaviour. You’re every memory, every book, every experience, every person you’ve ever met entwined within the person you are. You’re effortlessly evolving. You’re building upon radical acceptance, you’ve taken accountability for situations that are unjust, you’ve built walls to protect yourself, you’ve allowed yourself to see-saw between the past and the […]

A solemn night 💫

Chapter One She took one last step towards him. Her heart jumped at the sight of her illusions. She was questioning herself. She was wondering by unexpectedly. She felt love for him with no understanding of why. This left her craving more. She realised she had absorbed his personality traits and her brain would never […]

What mood swings feel like🦋

In its highest moments it shines from the brightest star 💫 It loves people, places, colours, travel, art, creativity, writing, history, culture, plans, ideas, goals, languages, learning, spirituality. A tidal wave. In its darkest moments your brain feels suffocated. Your body is in pain, your creativity diminished, your outlook impaired your relationships a struggle, your […]

The yacht in the ocean

The yacht was still, still as the midnight wind. Rocking gently creating swirling ripples around its frame Rocking so slight reflecting the moons shadow A whistle of air and a swift blow of wind can destroy its still essence and send it plummeting vivaciously into the depths of the unknown. But listen… But look… Did […]