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16 weeks pregnant and my mental health

16 weeks pregnant and my mental health

By Amysboarderlineworld So I have reached 16 weeks pregnant. But how is my mental health? How do I feel? For those of you that read my blog you will know…

Impulsivity

Impulsivity

By Joanne Henley With BPD, comes reckless behaviour. According to the DSM 5, a diagnostic tool, we are impulsive with the potential for causing harm. It’s a difficult trait…

When daily life feels overbearing

When daily life feels overbearing

By Samantha Jones Since being a child I have struggled with low self esteem, anxiety and feeling ‘not good enough’. Although it never really became an issue until…

8 things never to say to someone with Borderline Personality Disorder

8 things never to say to someone with Borderline Personality Disorder

By Amysboarderlineworld Borderline Personality Disorder is a very tough diagnosis. The name itself suggests that you have a broken personality. Usually you are misdiagnosed with Bipolar disorder or not diagnosed…

A letter to my son about my mental health

A letter to my son about my mental health

By Amysboarderlineworld This is a letter to you my son. A letter about my mental health and our relationship. Dear Son, I have written down many things for you over…

Scratching beneath the surface

Scratching beneath the surface

By Charlotte Edmunds So, as I start to write this blog, I am sitting in the dark in the small hours of the morning. This is when I do my…

What I wish people knew about living with a mental illness

What I wish people knew about living with a mental illness

By AmysBoarderlineWorld Living with any mental illness is tough. Really tough. You try you hardest to hide it in most cases through fear of being judged. Then when you’re…

Break the stigma, spread the word

Break the stigma, spread the word

By Sanna van Gerven “Always exhausted but never able to sleep. There is no end. This disorder is a prison and learning to live with it is the only…

My personal story on suicide

My personal story on suicide

By Samantha Jones A poem for people considering suicide… You look and stare So easy to judge You tell your friend With a simple nudge My scars are visible…

Life and Death… The Grey Area

Life and Death… The Grey Area

By Anonymous It’s been a while since I blogged… a rollercoaster of emotions is only the tip of the iceberg! First, work: I have a new shift pattern…

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