University of Washington psychologist Marsha Linehan, one of the world’s leading experts on BPD, describes it this way: “Borderline individuals are the psychological equivalent of third-degree-burn patients. They simply have, so to speak, no emotional skin. Even the slightest touch or movement can create immense suffering.”
Please take some time this month to learn about BPD, you never know who in your life may be affected by it, or another mental illness. The prevalence is very high and the stigma is too.