Depersonalisation and Hallucinations

Depersonalisation and hallucinations are difficult and scary. I have spent the past week-ish in very odd states. Depersonalisation may not be the correct term but it is the one I am using today - I may or may not be corrected when I visit the doctor this Thursday. Yes, Thursday. I have been seeing and … Continue reading Depersonalisation and Hallucinations

Coping with depression

Coping with depression / depressive episodes can be painfully difficult. I have not written a post in what may well be an entire month, as I have been swinging between depression and self-destructive behaviours. I am not the only one in my household with a diagnosis of depression - my partner does too. So, I … Continue reading Coping with depression

Exacerbations of Borderline Personality Disorder

Many things cause exacerbations of Borderline Personality Disorder. The biggest problem is, sometimes you don't realise it's happening. Until, for example, your other half turns to you and says 'You're getting so much worse'. Another one of my problems, is that when someone else says something about me I always jump on the defensive. So … Continue reading Exacerbations of Borderline Personality Disorder

Sorry I’m late I didn’t want to come

"Sorry I'm late" with the internal (I didn't want to come) is currently my life. Me and my other half had tickets to a show last Sunday. I didn't want to leave the house so I rescheduled. Today I didn't even want to get dressed... so I rescheduled again. The lady on the other end … Continue reading Sorry I’m late I didn’t want to come

What does ‘Borderline Personality Disorder’ mean?

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) has meant a number of things since the '70s. BPD - A brief history It was first brought to light in 1938 by Adolph Stern. He called those with the disorder "the border line group" - on the border of neurosis and psychosis. In the 1940s it was described as a … Continue reading What does ‘Borderline Personality Disorder’ mean?