Psycho-Babble Medication | about biological treatments | Framed
This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | List of forums | Search | FAQ

New diagnosis: Borderline PD (SLS, your thoughts?)

Posted by zonked on December 17, 2016, at 13:01:10

Hi, all:

I have mixed feelings about this. I am male, I don't cut, I am not malicious and do not intentionally manipulate people - however, a lot of this (fragmented sense of self, fear of abandonment, low distress tolerance, black and white thinking, substance abuse) seems to fit. I also tend to be a people pleaser, because fundamentally I want people to like me, so I (unconsciously, until recently) adapt myself to get a favorable response. The unconscious part was until diagnosis. And what people on the Internet say about borderlines is very hurtful, extreme, and terrible!

I've uncovered roots of the trauma that caused me to be this way, but the good news is that borderline PD is (1). just a label and (2). is highly treatable with CBT/DBT/psychoanaysis.

BTW, I have (believe it or not) done a lot of psychoanalysis on myself which, if I dig too deep, I have found a little bit dangerous - I don't want to relive traumatic memories without the aid of a therapist.

Any thoughts, anyone?




Post a new follow-up

Your message only Include above post

Notify the administrators

They will then review this post with the posting guidelines in mind.

To contact them about something other than this post, please use this form instead.


Start a new thread

Google www
Search options and examples
[amazon] for

This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | FAQ
Psycho-Babble Medication | Framed

poster:zonked thread:1093549