Though awareness is increasing and stigma decreasing, BPD often is unrecognized and may be associated with great suffering
Selena Gomez has always been vocal about mental health awareness
Brandon Marshall Discusses Living with BPD
One encouraging result from this experiment was that borderline personalities behaved just as generously as healthy individuals. In other words, a person’s instinct to be fair may be unaffected by BPD.
“It is extremely difficult having thinking patterns and feelings that make you perceive yourself as worthless. Having self-hatred so strong that you cannot imagine anyone truly enjoying your company also adds to it. In addition to this, it is hard trying to judge every social cue as something positive or negative. Most of the time, I take things very personally or the wrong way, which leads to even more self-hatred and paranoia of being abandoned by those who we love.”