[Sticky] Being Diagnosed with EUPD
I personally have struggled with mental illness for 20 something years. At first it was Depression, then it G.A.D (Generalised Anxiety Disorder), and then at Christmas I have been diagnosed as having EUPD.
EUPD is just BPD but with mania. This means that I'm permanently on an irrational emotional roller coaster. These moods can last minutes, to hours, to a few days, but never much longer. I also get moments where I feel overly confident, like nothing matters! It's like the rules I live my life by can just fall by the way side and I get a "fuck it" attitude. I then partake in reckless behaviour with no care for the consequences. It's this part of me that scares me the most.
I hope to hear from others like me, who can relate, but also so that we can help each other. Maybe share some coping mechanisms, counselling experiences etc.