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Discussion in 'Mental Health Disorders' started by twc, Apr 13, 2011.

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  1. twc

    twc Well-Known Member

    finally got diagnosed. thanks to an offhand comment in chat on this site. it's been obvious all along, but nobody ever told me to my face. i feel a little relief, but also a lot of regret and grief.

    pretty overwhelming.

    i'm counting the years lost...this really didn't have to happen this way.

    what a sad life.
  2. Sadeyes

    Sadeyes Staff Alumni

    May I suggest that you look to the past for an education and live in the present...now that you know more definitely what is going on, be the best advocate you can be for yourself and make sure you get the care you deserve...J
  3. twc

    twc Well-Known Member

    thank you
  4. aoeu

    aoeu Well-Known Member

    Life is hell for a lot of us. We all have a lot of lost years... There's nothing to be done for it but to make goddamn sure no more will be lost.

    Please enter therapy, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dialectical_behavior_therapy is the only one so far approved for borderline personality disorder... You can get a head start while waiting to see one by practicing basic meditation techniques which are the basis of the treatment.
  5. doityourself

    doityourself Well-Known Member

    I love how you put this ^^ how true it is.
  6. solutions

    solutions Well-Known Member

    Just remember that your symptoms are what determine treatment, not your diagnosis. Each symptom is treated as needed.
  7. twc

    twc Well-Known Member

    thanks to all for advice and encouragement. looking into programs now.
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