[F]amily members saw how I was having a complete breakdown and became involved, leading me to work with a therapist who informally diagnosed me with borderline personality disorder. After doing much research on BPD I realized the diagnosis explained most of the emotional issues I had struggled with from a very early age.
I got better for a time but about two years ago suffered an even worse relapse. I was tested by a psychologist and diagnosed as having severe depression with borderline personality disorder symptoms. I was in therapy again but unfortunately my therapist “didn’t like labels” and would never discuss my BPD much less treat me for it. Due to therapy my severe depression lifted but I still struggle everyday with BPD.
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