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Dear Anxiety

Dear Anxiety,

It’s not you, it’s me. I lied, it’s you. You have been in my life now for years and it’s been a it a rollercoaster. 989 more words


Introducing "Quiet" BPD

So what exactly is the quiet form of borderline personality disorder? What does it look like?

When most people think of BPD, they think of someone with a predilection for uncontrollable outbursts of anger. 547 more words

Borderline Personality Disorder

The Compliment Challenge

Yesterday I went for a massage, it’s a strange experience, but my chiropractor wanted me unknotted after a series of extremely stressful circumstances. It’s weird, I injured my back when I was 23 years old (seems like centuries ago) and ever since, any bout of stress, anxiety or trauma and I have an “adverse muscular” reaction. 1,203 more words

Body Positive

Always a Work in Progress

The thing with being my many different me’s is that I feel that I’m always under a lot of pressure (read more here). Today, for some reason, it really got to me and it was the most vulnerable I’ve felt in a long time. 400 more words

In Betweens

My Story (Part 6): Internet Dating, Miami, and The Rivoli Ballrooms

I’m probably jumping a big gap here but I’ll try and fill in the necessary information. So suffice to say my lack of self-esteem didn’t seem to matter in the classroom, in fact I’d find to my detriment that I may even be a little too confident, but that’s a later story (me vs Ofsted). 1,150 more words

Who am I?

Am I the demons,
or the angels in my thoughts?
My scars or my powers?

Insightful Writing

Down the rabbit hole we go

(disclaimer – the questions presented in the second paragraph are recalled from memory and are not intended to reflect an actual test for depression, please go see a professional for accurate diagnosis) 569 more words