I love my life and have been quite privileged. I have also struggled with different mental illnesses for almost a decade. I was diagnosed with bulimia at 18 and had my first suicide attempt just before my 23rd birthday.
It was just after this that I received my diagnosis of borderline personality disorder (BPD) and was able to seek treatment and support.It was actually quite a relief for me and my family to be able to put a name to what I was experiencing and to learn my triggers.
While the symptoms of borderline personality disorder can be quite diverse, for me it was an irrational and impulsive response to different situations.Read more on sane.org