Which mental illness-related books have you read?
. . There is a lot of confusion around Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). It is not some made up excuse to be a "moody" person... it is a legitimate mental illness that can be devastating and requires professional treatment. Stigma may prevent personality disorders from being seen seriously in the public eye, but this needs [...]
In high school, I was what was often labeled as a "perfectionist", a "workaholic", and an "overachiever. I used to think it was just this abnormally great intrinsic drive to be the best I could be... now I wonder if my anxiety was driving my behavior. Why did I spend triple the amount of time [...]
"When I’m in a very dark place with my BPD, I display some very ugly traits. I will lie, I’ll manipulate, I will do whatever it takes to feel better and that sometimes involves doing some very destructive things. But when I’m at my worst, that’s when I need the most love [...]