Growing up, Felicia Johnson suffered from depression and child abuse. When she was asked to write for an assignment and then to keep on writing, she found an invaluable form of therapy and her voice.
Julie Everson has had borderline personality disorder all her life and always felt somewhat like a freak. Never quite fitting in, like a pear trying to blend in with a bunch of pineapples! This poem is about lying awake, feverish, watching all the scenes of her life flash by and trying to deal with them. To deal with the person she was.
Julie Everson poetically describes her life with borderline personality disorder.
Karen H. shares her childhood with an abusive, alcoholic father whose final act caused her to downward spiral. She now wants to learn to love who she truly is.
Julie Everson went from being left on the streets as a baby to psychiatric wards & group homes with BPD. Today she dreams of helping others by sharing her story.
Chantal C. writes re her experience with BPD & how she was given a chance twice to find hope. Includes thought-provoking artwork and a poem by Chantal.
Sharon continues her story of her experience with BPD in the recent years. She shares her feelings about getting the diagnosis and living with BPD.