Category Archives: Reblogs

A Father’s Journey

Here is a father’s perspective on having a child with Borderline Personality Disorder.  Our daughter is exhibiting traits of BPD but has not been diagnosed as such yet.  She has been diagnosed with Anxiety and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.  Having BPD myself, I can see both sides of the situation.

If Life is a Rollercoaster then BPD is a Pinball Machine!

S.L.Grigg - Author

Playfield of High Speed pinball machine

You know the old saying and interpretation of life as a rollercoaster. Up’s and Down’s, twists and turns are all part of life for every single one of us. But when you have BPD that old analogy just doesn’t seem to cut it, it doesn’t go deep enough to explain the extra, added difficulties of navigating those ‘normal’ rollercoaster emotions as there is just so much MORE we experience and suffer that goes so far beyond the normal rollercoaster – well I have finally found the answer, well my other half gave me the answer. After another rough day/night of BPD hell he said I was like a pinball machine…

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Do Borderlines lack Empathy?

S.L.Grigg - Author

The simple answer to this is a plain, emphatic, resounding NO!!!

If anything people with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) are the most outstanding at empathy of all people, why?

Because when you feel emotions amplified at least 10x as strongly as ‘normal’ people, with an intensity one can only liken to being hit by a high speed train (and switching for one emotion to another with the same degree of force on a hairtrigger) who is better placed to understand what someone else feels?

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This post from Debbie Corso dispels some of the myths surrounding people with BPD: We Are Not Monsters | Borderline Personality Disorder.  Please check it out and comment.

Strong enough to fall apart

Attachment / abandonment shite

My very first ‘beautyfrompainblog’ post

Oh, cheer up, it’s Christmas!!

Super human strength