Monthly Archives: March 2013

Confessions of BPD: General Anxiety and Panic Attacks

So, I’ve got myself a new hairstyle! The straggly ends of which keep giving me mini pseudo heart attacks. Having an acute Startle reflex/response is an embarrassing and sometimes hilarious aspect of living with Anxiety disorder. I remember as a child, finding … Continue reading

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Nope, Not my Period

This cannot be the end of the sentence. Here I am, precariously perched, hanging on for dear life, waiting for a semi colon, a ‘however’, a ‘but’, an ‘in spite of’? Any preposition signalling a turning point in the road … Continue reading

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Forgiveness does NOT come first. Finding yourself does!

My therapist had said a strange thing: “Don’t worry about forgiving your abuser; let’s work on you forgiving yourself first, on healing ‘Stephanie’” In my experience, forgiveness comes with processing the wrong that has been done to you. Not merely … Continue reading

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