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Lean Into the Hurt

Lean Into the Hurt

Happy Sunday y’all! The second half of the week was difficult for me. Thus far in this blog, I’ve hinted at the struggles of our relationship. On Thursday, I received 38 text messages from my mother that were pretty nasty. I didn’t respond once – they were all unsolicited. They were manipulative, and frankly emotionally abusive. I’m disappointed, but not surprised. My mother has been the subject of much of my therapy. One of the most pervasive stereotypes associated with…

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BPD & Relationships: The Valentine’s Day Edition

BPD & Relationships: The Valentine’s Day Edition

It’s Sunday, and it’s the end of a very difficult week. Wednesday through Friday, my anxiety was at a 5/5, followed by a 4/5 on Saturday. My thoughts of self-harm were just as high, and thoughts of suicide were way too high for comfort. Today I’m at about a 1-2 on everything, so I’m doing better. Thursday is Valentine’s Day, which means Tyler and I are celebrating on Wednesday to avoid day-of pricing. This will be our third Valentine’s Day…

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