- “I don’t think you have BPD” – This is not helpful nor comforting. It may also result in break of trust which may be devastating to the Borderline. Mental health profession study for years to understand the mind, and even they take a long, long time to diagnose BPD. If you don’t know how to respond, just listen and try to understand.
- “You’re too sensitive” – Judging and labeling will only piss off the person, who is trying their best to speak about extremely difficult aspect of their life. And even if what you’re saying is the truth, how is it helpful?
- “Get a grip” – It’s not as simple as it sounds and if it…
View original post 167 more words