Too Much Empathy: Is That a BPD Thing?

Too Much Empathy: Is That a BPD Thing?

Many people who are diagnosed with Borderline Personality who exhibit a high degree of emotional sensitivity along with what is described as a genetic vulnerability to emotional dysregulation might actually possess a form of giftedness. Which begs the question: “If this is a gift, why does it hurt so much?”

Ruminating: It Is Not Your (de)Fault

Ruminating: It Is Not Your (de)Fault

You know that moment when you are just falling asleep and an unpleasant thought pops into your head? It might be about a conversation you had with someone during the day that felt a bit awkward. You start to mull it over. “Why did I say that?” Or worse, “Why did they say that?” Suddenly your state of mind races from All Quiet on the Western Front to Armageddon.

May is BPD Awareness Month-7: Free Educational Video

May is BPD Awareness Month-7: Free Educational Video

Throughout the month you can watch the first 30 minute program in the series “If Only We Had Known: A Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder” online at no cost. All you need to do is go to the “Understanding BPD” rental page, on the...
May is BPD Awareness Month – Day 6

May is BPD Awareness Month – Day 6

This is fifth day of Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Month. On Day 4 we wrote about the five-part video series we produced: “If Only We Had Known: A Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder”. Today we are pleased to tell you that you can stream the first program in the series, “Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder” online for free.

May is BPD Awareness Month – Day 5

May is BPD Awareness Month – Day 5

The five-part video series “If Only We Had Known: A Family Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder” is a comprehensive exploration of BPD and the impact it has on individuals, families and society. The series was funded, in part, by a grant from the U.S National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) explores the nature of BPD,