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    My name is Joyce. I am 47 years old, married with two kids. I enjoy
    writing, photography and baking. I suffer from/have suffered from:

    Borderline Personality Disorder, Depression, Post-Partum             De-
    pression, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder,                                          Ag-

    oraphobia, Dermatillomania and Insomnia.  I take Cymbalta and Abilify to
    manage my symptoms. I have been in therapy for about 15 years. I took a DBT

    (Dialectical Behaviour Therapy) program several years ago to learn how to manage my
    emotions better. I did a lot better until recently when a lot of stuff happened which is ex-

    tremely difficult to deal with. I am revisiting my binders from that program and trying to im-
    plement those skills as needed.

    I feel so alone a lot of the time, like no one can possibly understand what I’m going
    through. It’s so hard for people without BPD to understand what it’s like. I believe they can,

    but usually only to a point.  I would like to see things less in black-and-white, and more in
    lots of colours. I am in the process of writing a book about Borderline Personality Disorder.
     – Joyce.
    I’m not sure what it’s going to be like. I’ll find out as I write it and it comes to me. I’ll find out
    right along with you as you read it.  Follow my blog on my path to recovery. I hope you will

    learn more about BPD along with me.  – Joyce.

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    Go to Joyce’s website and read her story behind the above logo, absolutely brilliant.
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