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"You have to be me to judge me." Sometimes a person thinks they know what's going on with another person. What they're going through, that their pain is not important. 9/10 times, they have no idea. That pain that they think is unimportant? Silly? You're not even scratching the surface of what is really happening to them.

"You have to be me to judge me." Sometimes a person thinks they know what's going on with another person. What they're going through, that their pain is not important. 9/10 times, they have no idea. That pain that they think is unimportant? Silly? You're not even scratching the surface of what is really happening to them.

That's what people don't seem to understand; it's not self-harm, but self-preservation. It feels good doing it - and when you're this far gone, you will take any form of relief that you can get...

That's what people don't seem to understand; it's not self-harm, but self-preservation. It feels good doing it - and when you're this far gone, you will take any form of relief that you can get...

I would add that it has been suggested by professionals in the field of mental health that people with BPD tend to be emotionally stunted - often around the age that a traumatic event may have occurred. So if a traumatic event occurred at the age of 3, would you call a 3 year old manipulative if they struggle with regulating emotions or have fear of abandonment etc?

20 Secrets of People Who Live With Borderline Personality Disorder

I would add that it has been suggested by professionals in the field of mental health that people with BPD tend to be emotionally stunted - often around the age that a traumatic event may have occurred. So if a traumatic event occurred at the age of 3, would you call a 3 year old manipulative if they struggle with regulating emotions or have fear of abandonment etc?

My own mom is wonderful and isn't on this list. But I have sadly dealt daily with a mom like this.  I wish there was a cure for narcissism.  No child should be raised in this environment.

My own mom is wonderful and isn't on this list. But I have sadly dealt daily with a mom like this. I wish there was a cure for narcissism. No child should be raised in this environment.

kmlonemousewolf:  I’m not Bipolar, but I know that feel…  BPD is an acronym for Borderline Personality Disorder, not Bipolar Disorder. The two are often confused, but they are very different, and I just wanted to clear that up for you.

kmlonemousewolf: I’m not Bipolar, but I know that feel… BPD is an acronym for Borderline Personality Disorder, not Bipolar Disorder. The two are often confused, but they are very different, and I just wanted to clear that up for you.

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