Category: Borderline

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BPD & intense emotions: it’s not always sadness

I made a note a while back to write a post about intense emotions, specifically intense positive emotions, but for a multitude of reasons it just remained on my to-do list without ever getting written. Until now. I just read “When you’re autistic, everything is ‘more’” by Violet Fenn. It was so relatable for me, and I was reminded how...

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BPD: Emotional Sensitivity

I wrote the other day about how I was finding my identity, despite my Borderline Personality Disorder, and that all still stands. But today I woke up feeling emotionally vulnerable. Very emotionally vulnerable. Like an emotional open wound. I feel super sensitive, everything is upsetting me, for no good reason. Stupidly, knowing I felt this way, I checked my online dating messages,...

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