What it's like to be a mother when you have borderline personality disorder

What it's like to be a mother when you have borderline personality disorder

Sasha, a mother-of-two, was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder last year. She was in a mother and baby unit at the time and was struggling with depression and OCD. While there, she brought up the idea of BPD to the doctors, as she felt like it helped to put a label on what she was feeling. It turned out they had already written the condition in their notes, but hadn’t brought it up because of the stigma still surrounding BPD. Borderline personality disorder is a type of personality disorder. Symptoms of BPD include not having a sense of who you are, worrying about abandonment, quick mood changes and feeling very intense emotions. Sasha was diagnosed after becoming

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