Can’t Educate Without Some Facts, Right? 😉

1.) In the United States, research has shown that 1.6% of the population has BPD. That means that there are over four million people with BPD in America alone, yet BPD isn’t as well known as other disorders. It’s actually more common than schizophrenia. 2.) Women are far more likely to be diagnosed with BPD … Continue reading Can’t Educate Without Some Facts, Right? 😉

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Is BPD a Sexist Diagnosis?

I believe so. In my view, male aggression is so normalised in our society that men are often under-diagnosed, and women are viewed as hysterical and “emotionally unstable” (EUPD actually includes the term “emotionally unstable”). BPD emotions are NORMAL. Our reactions aren't deemed so. There is nothing “wrong” with us, we just process, feel and … Continue reading Is BPD a Sexist Diagnosis?

Swing, Swing, From The Tangles of My Heart 😒

I’m on a downer. I’m apathetic and feel dead. I’m tired, weak, and everything has slowed down. My speech is slurred, my reflexes are slower, n my body aches. My brain isn’t working. I feel sedated. I’ve been exhausted all day despite sleeping well last night. My vision is blurry. I feel dead inside. Empty. … Continue reading Swing, Swing, From The Tangles of My Heart 😒