I Am Not Ashamed

by Ross Trowbridge.

My name is Ross Trowbridge. I have Borderline Personality Disorder and I am not ashamed. First off, I want to preface my article by saying that I once was. I have an emotional intensity disorder that causes instability in moods, impulsive decisions, inability to maintain interpersonal relationships, and more. But I haven’t always had this diagnosis.


Help your friends

Someone who is experiencing mental health difficulties is usually able to live a successful full life, particularly if they are receiving help to manage the illness. They might feel embarrassed or like an outcast, but there are things you can do to help make them feel more comfortable.