How To Explain BPD To Your Kids (And Why You Should)

It isn’t easy to explain what borderline personality disorder is, and how it affects you. But while you suffer from this mental disorder, it is important to talk to your loved ones about it, especially your children. As a parent, you influence your child’s development not only through your parenting style, but through your every day behaviour. Your child will observe and copy what you do, so it is essential to explain to them why you behave the way you do…

A Source Of Comfort & Control

While going through the stages of recovery, we may establish a healthy source of comfort and control, to make up for the control we internally lack. It helps us get through the bad days, and stay on track with our recovery…

Psychiatrists: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Naturally, psychiatrists should be compassionate people who want to help their patients. But unfortunately that’s not always the case. Some seem to forget that every patient is an individual. They stereotype (and often stigmatize) them according to their mental illness, refusing to acknowledge that there is more to the mentally distressed person standing before them…

Sex Addiction & Control

Sex addiction, formally referred to as hypersexual disorder, can be as destructive and disruptive as any other addiction. In contrast to an individual with a high sex drive, a sex addict usually has feelings of self loathing, and is rarely satisfied after intercourse. They are dependent on sex, and lose control when they aren’t getting enough…

“It’s Complicated” – BPD Romantic Relationships

Everyone wants to be loved. But many borderlines struggle to form secure relationships, and sometimes lose out on love because of their emotional instability. Along with extreme emotional outbursts and impulsive behaviour, there are other BPD characteristics that can deeply effect a romantic relationship…

The Dangers Of Psychic Readings

The validity of all psychic reading can be contested. No matter how much truth there may be in a reading, you should never believe what is said as absolute or fact. It can have a negative effect on your mental health…

A Letter To My Ex Best Friend

The last time we spoke was 4 years ago. Everything was okay. Actually, everything was perfect.
We didn’t see each other often, but every time we met up, it felt like we’d just seen each other the day before. That’s how close we were…

Are You Uncomfortable With Happiness?

Happiness can be found in a lot of things in life. But what about when life has kicked you down, and you forget how to be happy? When the emotion reveals itself, it may be accompanied by a puzzling pain. You may start to tear up, or feel overwhelmed. Perhaps you ask yourself, “Why do I feel this way?”. Or, “What am I suppose to feel?”…

CBT Self Help: Self Awareness

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a type of talk therapy in which you learn to change your thoughts and behaviour in any given situation. You are taught to look at things differently by recognising your thoughts, feelings and actions in all circumstances…