The Holidays and Staying Sane

5 Tips for Staying Sane During the Holidays

5 Tips for Staying Sane During the Holidays The holidays are approaching fast, and staying sane is hard in and of itself. Life presents a ton of obstacles – from financial stress, to relationship problems, to mental health issues and more. We’re busy people, and when the holidays come around (and they always seem to […]

My Misplaced Neediness

I am a notoriously needy person. Not all the time, though. Really, my neediness and clinginess is only apparent in my intimate relationships, and occasionally my friendships. One of the biggest symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder that I struggle with is an intense fear of abandonment – whether real or perceived. I fall into a […]

My Trouble with Alcohol

Alcohol and I have a strange relationship. It has evolved into something I never thought it would, and amidst the damage it has done I believe it’s something that also saved my life. When I was at my lowest points in my late teen years and early adulthood I leaned on it to get me […]

My Personal Journey Through Recovery

  Hi, My name is Brooke Marie Bridges and I’m struggling with Borderline Personality Disorder. First things first, DON’T look it up on the internet. You will certainly find hateful comments about how a “Borderline Ruined My Life” or how evil, manipulative and conniving┬áthose who struggle are. The illness I struggle with is so much […]