Lots of people (myself included) get the automatic "oh hell no" feeling when they hear "group therapy" or anything to do with having to access treatment in a group setting. At best, it feels uncomfortable, and at worst it can be utterly panic-inducing. Believe me, I get it.
*** TRIGGER WARNING *** This post discusses my experience in a psychiatric hospital, which was not at all pleasant (to put it mildly). If you are at risk of being triggered or upset by this topic, emotive descriptions of my feelings during my stay, and topics such as suicide attempts and self-harm, then please do not read any further.
***Trigger warning*** This post talks about the worst of my current experience with BPD, including discussion about self-harm. If you are at risk of being triggered or upset by this topic, please do not read any further.
Most people experience the urge to act on impulsive urges every once in a while, but for those of us with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) it can be something that happens regularly and we can really struggle to manage these urges.
***TRIGGER WARNING***: If you are concerned that reading about toxic relationships, domestic violence, or mental, physical and sexual abuse, will be triggering for you, please do not read the following post.