Awarded Top 40 BPD Blog
CLICK ON THE IMAGE BELOW TO BUY MY NEW E-BOOK!
Click on the photo above or on the "About Me" tab.
Join 18,560 other followers
TagsAbandonment adolescents anger anxiety awareness Bipolar Disorder black-and-white thinking book reviews Borderline Personality Disorder boundaries BPD brain bullying CEN Childhood Emotional Neglect Christmas criteria DBT DBT Path Debbie Corso depression Dialectical Behaviour Therapy distract Dr. Jonice Webb Dr. Marsha Linehan emotions Empathy exhaustion Facebook fatigue feelings group guilt Halloween HealingFromBPD.com Highly Sensitive Person HSP Identity Disturbance invalidation Kati Morton McLean Hospital mental health mental illness men with BPD mindfulness misconceptions misunderstood money my brother my daughter my son negative thoughts overwhelmed Peer Support poetry PsychCentral Quiet Borderline recovery school self-harm self-soothing sensitivity stigma store stress study suicide symptoms Tami Green teens Teresa Lynne TRIGGER WARNING Validation video Zazzle
My Favourite Blogs
Lucky Otter’s Haven
Top Ten Best BPD Sites 2016
Click on the image below to go to my Zazzle store!
Free animated images and gifs on AnimatedImages.org
- 331,308 hits
Inspirational Quote“When "I" is replaced by "We", even "illness" becomes "wellness"
Tag Archives: Quiet Borderline
Not everyone with Borderline Personality Disorder is alike. There are 256 different ways to have BPD. But I think that many of the different ways that BPD manifests itself comes from the same places. For example, not everyone with BPD has anger issues. But some people with BPD turn their anger inwards into depression – “quiet borderlines”. They seem to be totally different but their symptoms come from the same thing – anger, either shown outwardly or turned inwards into depression.
I’ve heard some people have said “You can’t be Borderline, you don’t rage like Borderlines do.” That may be because their anger is turned inwards into depression. These people may be misdiagnosed or totally missed for years or even decades. For about two decades, I suffered in silence. I didn’t know what was wrong with me. I was diagnosed with depression and anxiety. It wasn’t until I finally received my diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder that I started getting the right treatment and started getting better. I did Dialectical Behaviour Therapy for a year. I have been in recovery since 2006. I didn’t even find out about “quiet borderlines” until years after leaving DBT, in 2013, through my own research.
What do you think? Do you think that many of the symptoms of BPD that seem unrelated actually come from the same place? Are they just manifested differently? Have you ever heard of “Quiet Borderlines”? Would you like to share your experience? If so, please leave a comment below. I’d love to hear from you!
Till next time,
Please enjoy this guest blog post I did for Debbie Corso at HealingFromBPD.org:
Here is one I did a few years ago:
I have shared this before but thought I would share it again. Please tell me what you think of it. Does it describe BPD very well?
Thanks for watching!
This video is in-synch Please enjoy this corrected version: