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Why Borderline Personality Disorder falls in love with Narcissistic Personality Disorder

When Borderline Meets a Narcissist

Her memory takes hold, When I never held her. Magnetism drew us together, Palpable at first encounter. Our obstructive accompaniment, Could never survive either’s journey. Objectively knowing? Does nothing for the heart.

Medicated | Living with Bipolar 2

Wonder if I truly need them, Ponder what changes due to them, Fonder each day passes without them, Absconder each night staring at them.

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I’m Crazy, Not Stupid | Living with BPD

If only I would’ve been stupid,

It would’ve been unable to hide.

If therapists could’ve read my mind,

The diagnosis would’ve been easy.

Those 10 years of decay,

My symptoms were right there. . .

Content | Living with Bipolar Disorder

[Author’s Note: This is the first time in 10 years I haven’t been in a depressive (or 5% of the time manic) episode.]

I forgot how this feels:

Content

The absence of external stimuli,

Coupled with a lack of internal.

And yet?

Image of business leader showing cluster b symptoms

B is for Business | Cluster B Personality Disorders

Borderline is part of “Cluster B” personality disorders, affectionately known as the “Dominant” or “Control” cluster.

This is a short write-up, but does not take my typical poetry format. Instead, think of it as a quick and dirty guide to Cluster Bs in the business world. . .

How to Break Psychotic Hallucination | Living with Borderline PD

Psychotic symptom,

Moments ago:

I was the Antichrist.

I’m taking it as a sign,

Specifically:

Borderline’s mad at me. . .

[“Psychotic hallucinations seem to be an important feature of BPD.” This poem is really not as intense as it sounds…]

Image demonstrating early stages 9 bpd symptoms therapists often miss

The 5th Time I Was Misdiagnosed | Living with BPD

When it happens 5 times,

You’re pretty sure it’s reality.

You must just be evil. . .

[Disclaimer: This poem DOES NOT mean you shouldn’t go to therapy! In fact, EVERYONE should go to therapy!

However, misdiagnosis do happen, and are common for personality disorders. If you are a therapist, please read this poem in it’s entirety. That includes specific quotes “Borderline” said to confuse my therapists.]

Apology Poem for F* & T* | BPD Early Signs: Toxic Friendship

I was not a kind friend to you,

I should have been.

I did like both of you,

I just liked the games more.

[Disclaimer: This poem is written about how I acted as at 5-10 years old. This poem contains descriptions of early stages of Borderline PD.]