Folks with borderline personality disorder (BPD) face some of the harshest stigma in the mental health community. From clinicians refusing to treat patients who have BPD, to anonymous internet users posting hateful blogs about why you should never date someone with BPD, it’s no wonder many people with BPD struggle with shame surrounding their condition. If you’ve experienced stigma because of your BPD, you’re not alone. One of the ways we can combat this harmful stigma is to shine a light on the positive traits that can come from feeling things deeply, like so many people with BPD do.
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