BPD, Feeling Painfully Empty, The ‘Leaky Cup’ Metaphor And Thrill Seeking

  When a child is born into the world, s/he is utterly helpless and dependent upon his / her mother, and, in the early days of life, as long as his / her mother is present and sufficiently responsive to his / her needs, the baby is able to feel relatively safe, content and secure. …

BPD Sufferers Likely To View Life As Meaningless

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Research carried out by Wiley et al. has found that psychiatric patients suffering from borderline personality disorder (BPD) have felt that life lacks meaning to a greater degree than do those who are suffering from mental disordersĀ other thanĀ borderline personality disorder. A separate study confirmed this finding by demonstrating that feeling that life HAS meaning is …

Constantly Feeling ‘Empty’? Effects And Solutions.

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    ‘I have of late – but wherefore I know not -lost my mirth, foregone all custom of exercise; and indeed it goes so heavily with my disposition, that this goodly frame the earth seems to me a stale promontory.’ Shakespeare’s Hamlet We have seen in other articles posted on this site that those …