Everything (ok, just a few things,) you need to know about a BPD diagnosis

Chances are, if you’re relatively new to the BPD world – whether you or a loved one has just been diagnosed – you have read, heard or seen first hand that this is not a label you want to adorn with neon lights. You might feel angry, confused, frightened, misunderstood. Or you may feel relieved to know what’s ‘wrong’ because a correct diagnosis can lead to the right help and treatment.  You might, like me, feel downright insulted, and you’d have every right to feel that way! I mean, whose nose wouldn’t be slightly out of joint if they were told their personality was disordered? I’d never heard of BPD before I was diagnosed, and what I began to discover did nothing to raise my spirits. I hope by the time you finish reading this you feel hopeful, and see that understanding what you’re up against is the first step in beginning to manage your emotions Read full article, you know you want to…