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10 Things I Wish My Loved Ones Knew About Borderline Personality Disorder

To the people who love me with my borderline brain, I’ve been in therapy for seven months now and have only just uttered the dreaded words borderline personality disorder (BPD). This is my attempt …


Myth: BPD is not a real psychiatric disorder. Fact: Studies have shown that individuals with BPD have a smaller hippocampus and amygdala, areas of the brain which control emotions and thought processing.