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  1. Ars, informative article. Thanks for having the courage to put it out there. I love you for who you are now and who y0u will discover that you are. The journey of women is never an easy one.

  2. I am sure you know this already, BPD people don’t know who they are. It may be all that I am until I can learn to find out who that person is. and where that person became broken. Axis 2 disorders are not organic and you won’t find a doctor who tell you differently.

    Also, not every trauma victim goes on to have a personality disorder is like saying not all smokers get lung cancer. Of course not all of them do, but I bet it is safe to say that the odds are stacked.

  3. Not so fast. . The causes of Personality Disorders are still very much up in the air. Not evry traumatized child develops a “personality disorder’ not has every child who is diagnosed with a personality disorder been the victim of severe trauma. The general consensus, as I understand it is that there is most likely a pairing of the two. And that some individuals may be genetically predisposed to developing Personality Disorders.
    BPD is many cases can be quite debilitating. have seen patients who suffer with this terrible disease. Many of the manifestation of BPD can be quite Horrifying ie; self mutilation, extreme eating disorders,the inability to develop any meaningful relationships etc. . .
    There are any good reading source of information on this subject including When the Body is the Target by Sharon Farber/ Psychodynamic Borderline Patients by Otto F. Kernberg and. . . Are you different then “us’ ? We are all different then each other and while we should be accepting of our differences we shouldn’t fail to recognize that some of our difference run deeper then others. ..
    But what I believe is most important is that we don’t identify ourselves with those things that ail us . You may have BPD but its not the All you are. . .

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