BPD, Mental health

Auditory sensitivity

My ears, my brain just want to explode. Auditory sensitivity. Human sound. My brain is just fritz, fritz, fritz. It has started. Preparation work for vintage. The time of year when a steady stream of trucks hurtle down the main road. You can hear them coming from miles away; roaring, rattling, banging. Everything shakes. Constant… Read More Auditory sensitivity

BPD, Mental health, The Past - Causes and Effects

Black and white perceptions and the emergence of judgement

Black and white that’s what I am. Shades of grey are something you do with a pencil. They are not reality. They are not people. I am judge, jury and executioner. In black and white lies judgement. The judgement of others and judgement of self. And my black and white tells me my judgement is… Read More Black and white perceptions and the emergence of judgement

BPD, The Past - Causes and Effects

Inadvertent invalidation and the importance of direct communication

Communication is a big issue for people with BPD as we tend to rely more strongly on non-verbal. So the use of ‘spokespeople’ becomes a huge issue indeed. The below examples are not meant with malice, but are designed to show the confused and warped perception filters of the sensitive BPD brain and how simple… Read More Inadvertent invalidation and the importance of direct communication