“You have a mental illness, you can’t succeed”

Ouch! That one hurts. I've heard that line so many times, and it never gets easier to hear. I've been told I wouldn't be able to do the things I want to in life because my borderline would stop me. Doctors have told me I would never be able to keep a job, that I …

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Who am I?

That is a question I've asked myself a billion times. Throughout my life, I feel like I've tried different personalities almost, and I was never quite sure which one was actually me. Previously in my life, I was always the crazy one. I tried my hardest to be the funniest, the loudest, and the wildest. …

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Moving forward

Since I first found out about my diagnosis, I had a lot of ups and downs. At first, it took me a while to really understand what it was and how to accept it. I had tried so hard not to be a person who was struggling, and now I had a diagnosis. But when …

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Dealing with it!

When I first arrived at the hospital I was unbelievably scared. They took me into this white room with only a tiny picture on the wall. It was a big room but it only had a hospital bed, a desk, and a little closet. There was something about this white room with the hospital bed …

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Letting go

My life seemed to be on the right track. I had started my bachelor’s degree, and it all went really well. The only thing was that I didn’t feel like I was enough. I got all these new friends, who were all more than amazing, but I still couldn’t shake the feeling that I would …

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Taking over

When I was about 17 years old I had been angry with my self for so long that I had actually forgotten how it felt to be happy. I was still in a state of mind where I thought everything I was feeling was completely normal. It’s almost like I didn’t want to realize how …

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Opening up

My name is Christine, I am 23 years old and I was born and raised in Copenhagen, Denmark. I have Personality Disorder of Borderline type (BPD), and I want to share my story with you. For a long time, I have gone back and forth about wanting to write about my experiences. It is something …

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