Borderline Personality Blog: Healing – Coping – Improving

BPD is colorful and emotional. There is nothing logical or predictable about how a person with BPD expresses themselves: they just do it. Whereas some people are always very much “in control” and measured in how they conduct themselves, someone with BPD will often come across as a Drama Queen or unable to keep their […]

Growing up, my dad was responsible for throwing things out and keeping things in good order. If something was broken, it went to the trash. If it was out of date, it went to the trash. If it took up space and was becoming an eyesore, guess what: trash it. He is the exact opposite […]

It took me 8 months, but I finally saw the new psychiatrist last week. After the usual “get-to-know-you” questions, he concluded that I should stop taking Effexor (Venlafaxine) immediately, with no draw down. I would take Mirtazapine in its place. At first, I felt a brief period of symptom improvement, but then Effexor withdrawal set […]

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