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I have Borderline Personality Disorder
    #7181504 - 07/16/07 01:11 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

http://www.palace.net/~llama/psych/bpd.html#kern

It sucks, I never knew that my thinking and emotions were off.

It's fucking my entire life up, I can't keep a job. The wife is about to leave me. On top of it I have to deal with really bad anxiety and depression.

I haven't smoked weed in 3 days, as pathetic as it is, I'm very proud of myself, and this is the first time I've had the self-control to do so. I feel so much better. But still I'm not ok.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Rustifer]
    #7181518 - 07/16/07 01:14 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

Have you been professionally diagnosed or is this your opinion?


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: DieCommie]
    #7181529 - 07/16/07 01:15 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

I am self-diagnosed, my step mother enlightened me to it. I meet all 9 of the criteria.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Rustifer]
    #7181544 - 07/16/07 01:19 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

If it makes you feel better at all, they say that really 95% of the population can technically fit into Borderline Personality Disorder status because of how broad of symptoms there are for it.

Don't get too down about it. The first step is recognizing you have a problem, and I"m not talking about BPD, I'm just talking about a problem in general. The next step is fixing it. Don't get too caught up on this BPD stuff. It will only slow you down.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Rustifer] * 1
    #7181558 - 07/16/07 01:22 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

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I am self-diagnosed, my step mother enlightened me to it. I meet all 9 of the criteria.




You can't properly self-diagnose yourself. Psychologists study so many archetypes and divisions of the psyche and even then it is sometimes hit-and-miss (I had a theory that psychiatrists simply label anything they do not understand as schizo). The average person who does not know the full spectrum of personality disorders, could get stuck on this loop after reading only about 1 or 2, when in reality there could be a myriad of other possibilities. If they get too far in this loop they could be labelled a hypochondriac.

Secondly, if you are the one who has a mental illness, depending on how severe it is, it technically means you are mentally incapable of making decisions or observing your own nature from a rational perspective. Maybe you are a schizoid. Maybe you have PTSD. Maybe you are under a lot of stress. Maybe this. Maybe that.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: DrCamacho89]
    #7181602 - 07/16/07 01:31 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

"Everyone has all these traits to a certain extent. Especially teenagers. These traits must be long-standing (lasting years) and persistent. And they must be intense."

Like, I do every one of the 9 criteria on a daily basis.

But I do believe that my depression is what causes most of my problems, especially with my wife. I have been sitting on the computer smoking weed for the past month allowing her to work 2 jobs and carry the whole load. Just.. moping and beating myself up. I never make an effort to show her how much I care for her. I don't clean the house. I always refuse to go out with friends and family.

My anxiety causes a lot of problems too, I work myself up to going to get an application from some place, I drive past it 10 times smoke a cigarettes really fast right before I go in. Then I usually can never work myself up to going back to give it to them.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Rustifer]
    #7181619 - 07/16/07 01:37 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

Could my father passing away cause PTSD?

When I was younger I spent three months in a residential treatment facility and was professionally diagnosed with ADD, OCD, Anxiety and Depression.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Rustifer]
    #7181800 - 07/16/07 02:27 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

I wish I could afford a Psychologist.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Rustifer]
    #7182031 - 07/16/07 04:26 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

I self-diagnosed myself with BPD as well

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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Rustifer]
    #7182055 - 07/16/07 04:39 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

Big deal I have bi-polar disorder. It is mild, but I have my ups and downs since I was born. I never was diagnosed having this, but I have had friends with bi polar. and i do have ups and downs a lot..ever since I have been alive.
The trippy thing is i was thinking about this an hour before I posted this.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Skunk420]
    #7182058 - 07/16/07 04:40 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

I think weed is the best for me,,,haha


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Skunk420]
    #7182083 - 07/16/07 05:06 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

Man whenever i read these descriptions of disorders I always think they apply to me I remember taking an extra psych course a few years ago and I was convinced i had any number of disorders.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Rustifer]
    #7182132 - 07/16/07 06:04 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

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When I was younger I spent three months in a residential treatment facility and was professionally diagnosed with ADD, OCD, Anxiety and Depression.




Is it possible then, that you are depressed and being OCD about having this disorder?

At least you're not bipolar lmaoooooo, who are usually nothing but emotional self-righteous people. I would never be-friend a bi-polar because of the drama they carry.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Crystal G]
    #7182395 - 07/16/07 09:41 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

Depression and anxiety suck - have had that on and off for decades. Most of my problems are linked to my gut. When I eat too many carbs, it screws up my metabolism and I suffer.

Not saying that carb intolerance is the cause for all people, but for many, simple diet changes can make a big difference. If the carbs cant be absorbed and they ferment in the gut, it raises lactic acid in the blood, which makes the alarm sensors go off. It also lowers absorption of tryptophan, which is needed to make serotonin. Low serotonin = feel bad. And too much sugar/starch makes my blood sugar go up and down like a roller coaster - when it gets low, I get jittery and feel like I'm gonna die. Sugar metabolism is also linked to serotonin through the inositol pathways.

Of course, your symptoms could be caused by something else - I'm not gonna diagnose from behind my monitor. But if you cant afford to see a doctor, one possible way to try to improve your health is to change your diet.

Weed mellows some people out, but can increase anxiety/paranoia in others.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Rustifer]
    #7182423 - 07/16/07 09:57 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

continue what you're doing then if this is working.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Rustifer]
    #7182491 - 07/16/07 10:34 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

you have everything i have

youre not alone

start writing or drawing or making music about your emotions

if daniel johnston can sell records that who says the rest of us whack-jobs cant


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Rustifer]
    #7182585 - 07/16/07 11:23 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

All the problems you listed (job, friends and general lazyness) are not symptoms of your depression. It's the other way around.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Rustifer]
    #7182616 - 07/16/07 11:38 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

The whole borderline personality disorder just seems like a convenient excuse. Problem or not, you still have to do shit for youself. Sitting around feeling sorry for yourself doesn't pay bills does it?

Happyness is a luxury and just like any other luxury, working hard usually comes first.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Cowgold]
    #7182687 - 07/16/07 12:08 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

thats not entirely true

anyone can be happy

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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: sirbojangles]
    #7182693 - 07/16/07 12:10 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

Well it takes a special kind of lazy and usually lots of pot and no responsibility etc...


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Rustifer]
    #7182761 - 07/16/07 12:47 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

My only advise to you is to not let your "disorder" define you as a person. You are not imprisoned by this; you can live your life in a normal, healthy way. It will take a certain amount of work, maybe a lot, but you can get over this. Don't let it bring you down, this isn't the be-all end-all to who you are. Only you define who you are and the life that you live. Good vibes to you and I hope everything works out for the best for you.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Cowgold]
    #7182838 - 07/16/07 01:06 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

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The whole borderline personality disorder just seems like a convenient excuse.  Problem or not, you still have to do shit for youself. Sitting around feeling sorry for yourself doesn't pay bills does it?

Happyness is a luxury and just like any other luxury, working hard usually comes first.




:yesnod:

Labels like BPD often seem to encourage people to relinquish responsibility for their own lives.  "Oh I can't be happy, I have BPD."  All these kids diagnosed with ADD do bad in school because that label tells them they can't help but fail.  Which makes their apparent (some might say illusory) condition worse.

Remove from your mind the idea that you are damaged or compromised.  You are capable of much more than you realize.

Like someone else said, do what works.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Rustifer]
    #7183214 - 07/16/07 02:52 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

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But I do believe that my depression is what causes most of my problems, especially with my wife. I have been sitting on the computer smoking weed for the past month allowing her to work 2 jobs and carry the whole load. Just.. moping and beating myself up. I never make an effort to show her how much I care for her. I don't clean the house. I always refuse to go out with friends and family.

My anxiety causes a lot of problems too, I work myself up to going to get an application from some place, I drive past it 10 times smoke a cigarettes really fast right before I go in. Then I usually can never work myself up to going back to give it to them.




it sounds like you already know what you need to do. knowing is half the battle. start by cleaning one room of the house while your wife is at work. or if that is too much, start by cleaning your desk or something similar. do a little something to help yourself everyday. rome wasn't built in a day. you've got to gradually start doing the things that you already realize you need to do.

don't get caught up in the linguistics of disorders and whatnot, they're just labels that humans put on characteristics of other humans. it doesn't mean anything. you are in charge of the problems you have, and only you can do something about it!

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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Rustifer]
    #7183218 - 07/16/07 02:54 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

If having a personality disorder is a valid excuse then I'm sure telling your bill collectors about it will suffice.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: WhiskeyClone]
    #7183219 - 07/16/07 02:54 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

Someone posted this in a totally unrelated thread in the Physical and mental well being forum..

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it comes down to what you choose. you are choosing to lead a negative life. just convince yourself things will get better, and i guaren-fucking-tee you that they will (assuming you really get to work on making things better for yourself).

No one and i mean NO ONE, is going to come along and makes things "right" for you. only you can do that.

and damn, how good would that feel in the end to know that it was your determination and courage alone that helped you lead the life you wanted? i can't think of a better last thought as i die.




I think I just sit here and allow myself to get like this, I dwell on all of my fuck ups, and do nothing to try to change them or make it better, never thinking about any of my good qualities.

I don't know why, but reading what he said made a big difference. I keep telling myself, you can't just snap out of it like that, but it seems I have.

And since I haven't been smoking, my OCD seems way more prevalent than my ADD was, I've finished a few projects, the house is spotless (and I pace around cleaning everything all day.) I probably and obsessing about having BPD, and using it as an excuse.

I wonder what my diet has to do with this, I'm pretty unhealthy. ( I'm 6'0" - 125 pounds.) The past 4 days now I haven't smoked, I've been eating as much as I can, exercising... My anxiety this morning has been next to none. I feel really great about myself, I'm going to go out and apply for a few jobs here in a few.

But what really convinces me that I'm BPD is the "Splitting".

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A pattern of unstable and intense interpersonal relationships characterized by alternating between extremes of idealization and devaluation. This is called "splitting."




If you do something to upset me, I turn to the next person I see, and just say all kinds of bad stuff, I think about everything bad that person has ever done, forgetting about everything great they've done for me.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Rustifer]
    #7183512 - 07/16/07 04:20 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

stop walking on eggshells

i have this same condition

i had a really bad breakdown when a friend of mine unknowingly kept me in the dark

i immediately became convinced she hated me and thought i was a freek etc.

i freaked out at her at a friends house and the mom got involved and it was real bad

its a hard condition but you know what

ive gotten alot better and all these people are close friends

so the moral is...

we have control in the end

not our body chemistry


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: ApolloG]
    #7184027 - 07/16/07 06:32 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

holy crap. thank you so much for this information. i always thought that there was a link between my diet and my anxiety, and now it all makes sense.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Rustifer]
    #7184281 - 07/16/07 07:29 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

I am so happy that you realized these things about yourself. You have already taken the first big ass step toward a better life. You truly are the one responsible for the life you live. It may be a gradual "healing" process but if you keep trying each day you'll notice a huge improvement. Glad to hear you gained something positive out of these forums.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: MorphMan]
    #7184467 - 07/16/07 08:23 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

Well I went and tried to join the Navy Reserve today... Oh man neither of the 2 recruiters there have ever thought about trying a drug in their life. Hopefully I will get in, my father was in the navy when he was my age, and he always told me that he thinks that's what I need, since him and my mother were unable to provide a structured environment for me growing up. I have to take the ASVAB tomorrow, I hate tests that's why I dropped out of school.

My anxiety is non-existent today. Even while I was talking to the wife, she really wants me gone for a little while, we both agree that we met each other too early in life. She has been in relationships non-stop since she was a freshmen in high school. She wants to be able to go out and not worry about hurting anyone, it hurts, but I don't blame her, I got to go out and mingle in high school. I just really hope that I am able to change my ways, so I can quit covering up all the good qualities that make her love me, with all of my bad ones. I really think I caught this at the last possible moment.

The great thing about this is, I didn't freak out, a week ago, if we had this conversation. I would still be on the floor sobbing uncontrollably.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Rustifer]
    #7184597 - 07/16/07 09:05 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

I wish you luck but must also say that strength flows inside out, not outside in. Grow a set and man up to your responsibilities, it sounds to me like your running from your problems hoping theyll fix you.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Rustifer]
    #7184614 - 07/16/07 09:10 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

its ok rustifer. It is obvious that you were born genetically predisposed to enjoying life less and getting less out of life than everyone else.
Dont take any responsiblity whatsoever for where your life is at right now and make sure that you let everyone know that you are genetically handicapped. what a cruel world this is.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: SneezingPenis]
    #7184674 - 07/16/07 09:24 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

How am I not taking responsibility for the way my life is, and how am I running from it?


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Rustifer]
    #7184684 - 07/16/07 09:26 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

well, it is obvious that the alleged chemical imbalance in your brain is due to some genetic crap shoot that you failed, which in turn is the sole cause of your perceived fucked up life.
Are you saying that there have been some things in your life that you did or didnt do that could be responsible for where you perceive yourself to be?


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Rustifer]
    #7184711 - 07/16/07 09:34 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

Well, because you seem to be leaving it high and dry? Youre leaving a life of no responsibility for a life which demands responsibility. I believe that answers both questions. Dont get me wrong, I dont give a fuck what you do, I just call 'em like I see 'em (which doesnt mean Im right, Ive been wrong many times).


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Crystal G]
    #7184716 - 07/16/07 09:35 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

I have to respond to this...not all people with bipolar are as you describe them. I have bipolar and I'm pretty even...I also have BPD...live a pretty normal life. Anyway, just had to stick my nose out there.
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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Gratos]
    #7184753 - 07/16/07 09:45 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

If you want me to be perfectly honest, yes there have been things in my life that are some what responsible for how I have been perceiving myself.

My mother's boyfriend's sons molested me at the age of 7.
My mother is an alcoholic, and she is emotionally abusive.
My father, the sole person of my family who actually cared for me, passed 1.5 years ago.

Wow that feels great to be able to admit to that first thing, next to my wife, you guys are the first I have ever told.

Regardless of this, I still take responsibility for my life and my actions, I understand that sitting around and beating myself up about my life is only going to make everything worse. I have to try, no one is going to make things better for me. I'm getting out and trying to better myself for the first time ever, and it feels great.

I'm leaving a life of no responsibility for 2 months, and hopefully coming back with a little money, health insurance, (So I can start seeing a psychologist), and maybe boot camp will teach me some structure and responsibility, because my parents gave me neither.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: dreadheadgurl]
    #7184775 - 07/16/07 09:48 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

so dreadheadgurl.... do you feel that you are genetically predisposed to enjoying life less than other "normal" people?


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Rustifer]
    #7184796 - 07/16/07 09:52 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

You have to come to terms with the fact that it wasn't your fault before you can ever move on. Admitting it and talking about it is the first step.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Rustifer]
    #7184807 - 07/16/07 09:54 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

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My mother's boyfriend's sons molested me at the age of 7.
My mother is an alcoholic, and she is emotionally abusive.
My father, the sole person of my family who actually cared for me, passed 1.5 years ago.






that isnt taking responsibility. That is the opposite, it is shirking responsiblity.
At any point that you are trying to justify why your life is the way it is, is shirking responsibility. Only you can make yourself happy, and sure, the listed things are obstacles towards that goal, but they are in no way holding you back, or responsible for your state of affairs.

shitty things happen in life. Everyone in this room could fill pages with sob stories about how "rough" they had it.
Earlier you had claimed that maybe you had PTSD due to your father dying, and while Im not saying you shouldnt be broken up about it, or sad, it still isnt stopping you from living your life how you envision it... the only thing in your way to a happy, perfect life is you.

Once you start taking full responsibility for how your life is, then you can start doing something about it, but sitting around blaming shitty circumstances and genetic theories isnt going to make that happen.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Rustifer]
    #7184852 - 07/16/07 10:05 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

never forget the pharmceutical industry has a vested interest in convincing people they have things that will get their pills sold... you're not going to see any big movement to save our sanity coming from government or media anytime soon as a result of that. that said...

we live in an age that is breeding all kinds of psychological problems... the causes may be complex, but i'd say society is mostly to blame. therefore, you should get expert advice from at least 3 professionals, then decide for yourself.

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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Rustifer]
    #7184865 - 07/16/07 10:06 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

You seem to have missed the part where I said I dont give a fuck. People are going to give you a reach around telling you how much they care but in the end they dont have to live your life or deal with you or even know you. Whatever, I have to goto bed so I can get up for work tomorrow.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: kake]
    #7185016 - 07/16/07 10:32 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

This whole pharmaceutical companies brainwashing us to buy their products stuff I keep hearing; I"m not buying it. People are people, and business is business. Companies offer a product, and it is up to the consumer to decide whether they choose to purchase it or not. No one forces anyone to do something they don't want to do. Every medication comes with accompaning warnings and lists of side effects. There is no dupe involved. Big suprise, this country is run by corporations and corporations are going to try to make money. That's the way of the world.

I think the internet is what's really hurting the OP. He has access to so much shitty information about the world, and he's addicted to misery. I think pulling the plug from the internet is the first step in solving this problem. Better yet, shut off your cable as well. Force yourself to sit and think, and I guarantee you the answers will eventually come. This clouding your brain with information is only making you more confused. I would take some time to figure this problem out without any outside influences.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: DrCamacho89]
    #7185236 - 07/16/07 11:05 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

http://www.shroomery.org/forums/showflat.php/Number/5918747#5918747

http://www.shroomery.org/forums/showflat.php/Cat/0/Number/5924271/page/0/fpart/1/vc/1

there is a difference between choosing your own spaghetti sauce, and being duped to believe that mental diseases have been figured out, and that they have pills to cure it.... especially when you have a supposedly scientific community endorsing it and using the trust that people give to scientists to sell products, especially when you know for a fact that their product kills people or causes great physical side-effects.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: DrCamacho89]
    #7185260 - 07/16/07 11:09 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

Wow, my step-mother has told me several times that I'm addicted to misery. I believe both of you, my mother is like this too. If something isn't going to go wrong, we worry about what is. What convinced me of this is, she used to always turn the music down and listen to her car and be like "what's that noise". I do the same thing. I've often been told that create problems in my head by my step-mother as well.

I also have been very addicted to the internet since I was 13, I was really big into video games, and the whole nerd/computing scene until around the time my father passed. Since then I've lost interest in all of that, but still spent the better part of the day on the internet. The past week I have been trying to keep my time on the internet to less than 2 hours a day, but that is very hard for me.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: SneezingPenis]
    #7185296 - 07/16/07 11:14 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

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YawningAnus said:
http://www.shroomery.org/forums/showflat.php/Number/5918747#5918747

http://www.shroomery.org/forums/showflat.php/Cat/0/Number/5924271/page/0/fpart/1/vc/1

there is a difference between choosing your own spaghetti sauce, and being duped to believe that mental diseases have been figured out, and that they have pills to cure it.... especially when you have a supposedly scientific community endorsing it and using the trust that people give to scientists to sell products, especially when you know for a fact that their product kills people or causes great physical side-effects.




You know, back when everything wasn't falling apart, I used to think that ADD was bullshit, and I just didn't have the... self-control I guess to force my mind to pay attention to what is needed.

I also don't want to fix myself with drugs, actually I refuse to take something on a daily basis. I wouldn't mind a little xanax right now to calm my nerves, but I'm pretty set on not trying to not take drugs of any sort, for recreational or not, for quite some time.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: sirbojangles]
    #7185334 - 07/16/07 11:23 PM (14 years, 6 months ago)

So, Who wrote this. :wink:


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Brainiac]
    #7185748 - 07/17/07 12:42 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

Who wrote what?


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: SneezingPenis]
    #7185880 - 07/17/07 01:18 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

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YawningAnus said:
there is a difference between choosing your own spaghetti sauce, and being duped to believe that mental diseases have been figured out, and that they have pills to cure it.... especially when you have a supposedly scientific community endorsing it and using the trust that people give to scientists to sell products, especially when you know for a fact that their product kills people or causes great physical side-effects.




Whoever is taking medication because they think it is an end all cure to their problems isn't taking the medication properly, and should not be taking it at all. Anyone who has made the decision to take an anti-depressant should be educated enough on the product to realize that it isn't a cure, but merely a tool to align their brain chemistry to a point where they can more logically and with a clearer head work through their problems without the fogginess and irrational thought patterns that depression brings upon the mind.

To me, it's not the drugs that are the problem, it's the people who misuse them who need to be altered.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: DrCamacho89]
    #7186514 - 07/17/07 04:18 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

there is no proof that shows that "chemical imbalances" in the brain cause mental "diseases".


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: SneezingPenis]
    #7186533 - 07/17/07 04:25 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

I'm changing too many things in my life to be certain what really is making a difference. Exercise, Eating more, no pot, and this whole thinking "I can just snap out of this, and change myself" is working wonders, my depression hasn't subsided, but my anxiety is completely gone today. That makes everything so much easier, I can sit and actually figure out what emotions I'm feeling, and why they are there, instead of just shitting bricks and acting like a child.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: SneezingPenis]
    #7186553 - 07/17/07 04:32 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

lol. 2 true, but what ive realized is that with or without a job there comes stress from life. But when i didn't have a job the stress intensified cause i was around everybody a lot and there was more pressure on me to get a 9-5 job like everyone else. Getting a job probably will help and winning the lottery probably will too. But wont u be happy either way?


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: UltraPorn]
    #7186568 - 07/17/07 04:36 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

Weight lifting, find a hobby, or just Fuck your wife more.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Rustifer]
    #23126309 - 04/17/16 05:57 AM (5 years, 8 months ago)

bump. this thread is 8 years old. how has your life changed since then, OP?
better? worse? the same? did you ever get in to the navy? did you ever get properly diagnosed?


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: 404]
    #23126352 - 04/17/16 06:30 AM (5 years, 8 months ago)

Keep doing the no weed thing and focus on your diet, do some research on what foods will help your brain and body,
try to be more active. It will definitely help with anxiety and depression.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: Rustifer]
    #23126360 - 04/17/16 06:36 AM (5 years, 8 months ago)

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I wish I could afford a Psychologist.





If you can't keep a job, then go to job and family service and file for medicaid.  You get on united health care and psychologists, psychiatrists, and meds are 100% free.  They will even give you 30 rides per year round trip. 

Also.......dude......just fuckin breath.  You are a hypochondriac it seems.  You can not self diagnose a mental illness like this.

Go see a therapist, then go see another therapist after about 6 months and see how it goes.

You really could have a number of things that could be physical causing this shit.  You go to the dentist lately?  You'd be surprised how fucked a fucked up mouth can make a person.  You have any blood work done? 

Do you do yoga, breathwork, or exercise?  Have you thought about the possibility you have a food allergy?  Maybe you aren't taking in enough calories or your timing on eating is poor and your portions and food groups are wrong.


You need balance to be balanced.


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Re: I have Borderline Personality Disorder [Re: vandago]
    #23126368 - 04/17/16 06:42 AM (5 years, 8 months ago)

yo dude, this thread's 8 years old, i was just bumping it to see how his life's any different.


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