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Raw and Open: The Misinformation of Borderline Personality Disorder

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Raw and Open: The Misinformation of Borderline Personality Disorder

The label Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) does not do justice to...

May 16, 2019

Chasing the High of Success and the Hell it brings

Maybe it's just me. But it seems that anyone who suffers from depression, often searches for...

May 15, 2019

Proof of hope

I was born in 1980. My struggles with mental illness began when I was four years old. I started sticking myself with sewing needles and slamming my head against...

May 9, 2019

Raw and Open: Depression and Medical Marijuana

Many people experience depression and often try to treat it with anti-depressants or other related medications....

May 2, 2019

PTSD and the startle response

I am lucky, every morning when I open my eyes to greet a new day I do so with a blank slate. I...

Apr 24, 2019

Raw and Open: Persistent Depressive Disorder

There is never a time when I am not depressed, nor do I remember a time...

Apr 18, 2019

An abnormal childhood

Our childhood was far from normal. Our Mom had epilepsy, so we witnessed lots of Grand Mal seizures. She passed away. Leaving behind Dad, my brother and I. Well, soon after she...

Apr 17, 2019

At 8 years old, I grew up

Forgive me but I am not a writer. I am not here to entertain you with my intellectual or academic prose. I am...

Apr 10, 2019

Raw and Open: The Trauma of Accepting Our Trauma

It can literally take five minutes of trauma to permanently affect a child’s life. It does...

Apr 4, 2019

All I wanted

From a very young age I knew there was something wrong with my brain. I think I was about 13 years old. At first, I thought there was just something wrong...

Apr 3, 2019

The new normal

My Name is Sam and I thought it would be a good idea to share my story even if it’s just starting. I’m 41 and at the end of last...

Mar 27, 2019

Raw and Open: How Does It Feel To Be Adopted?

Someone asked me a question a while ago, to which I did not have an instant...

Mar 21, 2019