Emotions

They will come
Every day
I expect them but they are still
Unexpected
They do not come in short bursts
They come in a huge overwhelming blast
No way out of my body
Sometimes I cry but
They don't come out in my tears
Automatically I bleed but
They don't come out in my blood
I panic
There are no distractions big enough to offer relief
I talk
Sometimes they ease
If I am alone
They intensify
No getting away from
Emotions

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The Stigma of BPD - Seen in Professionals

I was initially diagnosed with depression and after a while borderline personality disorder was diagnosed too. This is how I experienced the change in attitudes when this happened. I am depressed - we are here at any time I have BPD - stop was...

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depression
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Trying to Describe Emptiness

How can I write about and describe feeling empty and emotionless when those words imply that there is nothing there? Blank. I know I am distressed about 'feeling' this way but I can't feel that distress. I am disconnected from experiencing my emot...

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Pets

Since I was very young i've had to look after my family. It was hard work and I seemed to get nothing good from it other than knowing that my family was cared for. A voluntary organisation kept telling me to get a cat to improve my mental health ...

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Pets
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Turn round and face it

Turn round and face itThat first bottle of cider set me free, it was as though a button had been pressed in my heart and all the hurt, pain and worry simply blew away like a leaf in the wind.  It was the solu...

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depression.,
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Through the spin cycle

I dont feel quite right today. So here I am again... I have an art class to attend and Im struggling with getting my act together.  I feel like im not part of anything or anyone.  This distance will keep me at home if I dont push...

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vaginismus

argh!feel worried as I read more

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