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Originally posted by alldaylong
Has anyone had any experience of someone who suffers from Borderline Personality Disorder? One of the aspects of this condition is the sufferer goes through episodes of "Splitting" This is when they see a person as being either "All Good" or "All Bad". I believe that the sufferer can alternate between these states, but if anyone has any information or personal experience of this then i would be interested to learn and understand about this debilitating mental condition.
Anyone have any clue why the original "move in" was the first real signs of this BPD?
Originally posted by JB1234
reply to post by GENERAL EYES
ALL of us can show traits of BPD. It's basically a defensive form of going back to childhood responses.
Stress also brings out the worst in people whatever their circumstances and mental health also.
The fact that you have the insight to recognise traits in yourself to me is one of the biggest hurdles, even if you had the diagnosis.
Originally posted by Elisha03011972
reply to post by alldaylong
I met my husband @ 16 and lived in this situation until I was thirty. Bi-polar is a mood issue but BPD is when a person flies into all out rages that seems to come from no-where. Screaming, cursing, threatening behavior that can and usually will one day result in physical violence...these people can bring you to the blink of insanity with their fits "ideas" about what they think is going on. I often found myself locked in the bathroom as he screamed and beat on the door, just as quick and as sudden as the fit started it would stop.
Originally posted by BO XIAN
reply to post by fyredansyr
I agree that folks who are Borderline CAN change.
It is difficult in most cases . . . very difficult . . . and takes tons of very hard work over a considerable time.
Certainly they did not get the way they are by themselves.
Early abuse/ATTACHMENT DISORDER stuff are huge factors, imho.
Originally posted by this_is_who_we_are
Here's my story in a nutshell:
AVALANCHING And False Charges Of Domestic Violence: You Could Be Next.
started on 3/18/2010 @ 01:18 PM
“There is no privacy, we are always been watched. There are cameras, cables everywhere” “I didn’t want to kill them, I wanted them to leave me, then it would have been easier for me to kill myself”
“I wanted to try how it feels to be a soul. I have always been a black sheep in my family. My mum used to say, that first child always fails. I don’t feel I am appreciated by anyone.”
“nothing cheers me up, nobody cares about me,nobody understands me. I have felt like this since I have remembered myself”
I travelled around the world and wanted to go to Tunesia to poison myself there by rat poison which I had taken from my home. Poison got stolen and therefore I had to return to home.”
”There might not be anything good after death, but here is nothing good either. I can decide about my life as nobody asked my opinion whether I want to be born or not. I am sure I will succeed in the future”
“I feel like I have 2 selfs: one constantly thinks about suicide, other says it is not normal. I like to think about death, then I feel happy.”
No ambitions – seen and done everything. Doesn’t fight with his suicidal thoughts anymore, not feeling guilty about anything. Has list of killing medicines.
„I will kill myself anyway. I want/must kill myself! I cant do anything read a newspaper, watch Tv, the obsession is always there.There is 2 persons inside me: one says I need to live, need to refurbish my flat. Second person looks any opportunity to kill himself. I imagine how I will have a car crash, bones broken, blood everywhere… second person likes that.”
“Everything was so ok – suddenly my hand reached towards tablets. Half of my face was laughing when reaching tablets and I couldn’t control it anymore.”