Borderline Personality Disorder Quotes

“Your perspective on life comes from the cage you were held captive in.”
/ Shannon L. Alder

 

“I’m so good at beginnings, but in the end I always seem to destroy everything, including myself.”
Kiera Van Gelder, The Buddha and the Borderline: My Recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder through Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Buddhism, and Online Dating

 

“People with BPD are like people with third degree burns over 90% of their bodies. Lacking emotional skin, they feel agony at the slightest touch or movement.”
/  Marsha M. Linehan

 

“In some ways, com­ing to terms with my­self and work­ing to­ward re­cov­ery has been like say­ing “I love you” to some­one but keep­ing a loaded gun hid­den in your back pocket, just in case that per­son pisses you off enough.”
/  Kiera Van Gelder

 

“For those of us with BPD, entering into a shared experience means passing through the ring of fire that leaves us feeling even more burned—and in this case branded with a label no one would ever choose to wear.”
/  Kiera Van Gelder

 

“Some say I’m too sensitive, but the truth is I just feel too much. Every word, every action and every energy goes straight to my heart.”

/ Unknown

 

 

I keep so much pain inside myself. I grasp my anger and loneliness and hold it in my chest. It has changed me into something I never meant to be. It has transformed me into a person I do nor recognize. But I don’t know how to let it go.

/ Unknown

//by Holly

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