From the BPD Voices Proejct:
What do you mean by healed?
-No longer meeting the criteria. Ana
In 2009 I attempted suicide for the 2nd time. It was after this I was diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder and Bipolar.
I accepted this diagnoses, and embraced it.
I now had a reason, an excuse.
Being diagnosed explained my reckless behaviour, the drugs, the drinking and the longing for someone to love me, anyone to love me.
I was a single mother to one, in and out of relationships, changing my image to meet the people who were in my life at the time. I had friends and partners come and go, and always had people around me, but I never felt more alone. I became withdrawn in my own personal hell, and did what I could to ease the pain I felt daily.
In 2012 I met someone who would change…
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