“We need to figure it out,” she said. “Because it’s life or death for these kids.”
Days of Our Lives Actress Linsey Godfrey Opens Up About Life with Mental Illness: ‘I Knew I Wasn’t OK’
I had been struggling for so long, and I knew I wasn’t okay,” Godfrey, 33, tells PEOPLE in this week’s issue. “Even though it was a big, awful pill to swallow, I was relieved to finally have an answer and not just, ‘You’re a s—– person.’ ”
A recent study provides convincing evidence of a tendency among those with borderline personality disorder to expect the worst of people.
With its symptoms involving longstanding and deep-seated difficulties in identity, relationships, and coping with emotions, it might seem that borderline personality disorder (BPD) might be baked into an individual’s ability to manage in everyday life.
Splitting behavior is a tendency to think of the world strictly in black and white. In other words, you see things in extremes and absolute terms, without acknowledging that there are grey areas and that most relationships and situations in life are entirely nuanced.