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Stop Falsely Labeling People With Borderline Personality Disorder

I’ve never been diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. However, this fact never seems to deter people (usually men) with absolutely no psychiatric training from telling me that I have it. I do have bipolar disorder and complex post-traumatic stress disorder, but random people never seem to feel the need to tell me that I have those. I think that people who don’t have …

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When You Don’t Fit the ‘Classic’ Definition of Borderline Personality Disorder

The “quiet” borderline. It’s not something most people are familiar with, the perception of borderline personality disorder (BPD) is one who acts out. That’s the “classical” definition, but like every disorder, the condition manifests itself in different ways. BPD is one of the most misunderstood and I believe one of the most stigmatized disorders. Well most personality disorders seem to …

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18 ‘Impulsive’ Hairstyles People With Borderline Personality Disorder Regret

Almost everyone has gone through a bad hair phase or two in their life. (Frosted tips, anyone?) But for folks with borderline personality disorder (BPD) who struggle with controlling impulsivity, bad hairstyles can be a frequent reality of life. For those who don’t know, BPD is a mental illness characterized by extreme difficulty regulating emotions, often leading to stormy interpersonal relationships. One of the nine classic symptoms of BPD is impulsive …

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