Biography · Borderline Personality Disorder · Bullying · Childhood · Mental Health

Bully For Me (Not!)

When Mum and I returned from our brief sojourn in Yorkshire, Mum and Dad decided to have marriage counselling with a view to getting their relationship back on track. In addition, and I believe, partly as a result of the aspirin incident, I was sent off to see a Child Psychiatrist as it was felt… Continue reading Bully For Me (Not!)

Biography · Borderline Personality Disorder · Childhood · Mental Health

An “Up & Down” Existence …

For the next year or two, the exact chronology of events is a little hazy, so please forgive me if I appear to leap-frog back and forth in time. It’s also from this point onward that things become a little darker and more serious, so once again, forgive me if my humour is a little… Continue reading An “Up & Down” Existence …

Biography · Borderline Personality Disorder · Childhood · Mental Health

“The Affair of the Doll’s Hat”!

To this day, there is one thing which is calculated to make me fly off the handle in spectacular fashion and without much in the way of warning. (It may be occurring to you that I am not an easy person to live with and you would be right!) To be disbelieved or to be… Continue reading “The Affair of the Doll’s Hat”!

Biography · Borderline Personality Disorder · Childhood · Mental Health

“Unclean!”

At this point, I think there are one or two things that need to be explained before we move along. Firstly my current mental state. Believe it or not, I’m healthier now than I have been for many, many years! In spite of the bureaucratic cluster-fuck that has been my application for Permanent Leave to… Continue reading “Unclean!”

Biography · Borderline Personality Disorder · Childhood · Mental Health

Still Too Clever By Half!

The next few years of my childhood were probably the best and happiest of my life. Anyone with the stamina to read this blog to the bitter end might be forgiven for thinking that my whole life has been one long streak of misery – not so! It’s just that I am setting out to… Continue reading Still Too Clever By Half!

Biography · Borderline Personality Disorder · Childhood · Mental Health

Too Clever By Half!

One of the things which contributes to my Borderline Personality Disorder is a complete inability to tolerate anything which I perceive as an injustice. I am not ‘cured’¬†of this nor, in all probability, will I ever be. I don’t mean that I get hot under the collar and seethe about incidences of injustice in the… Continue reading Too Clever By Half!

Biography · Borderline Personality Disorder · Childhood · Mental Health

So – How Did I Get Here?

It’s a strange world and I don’t know how “ordinary” people learn to cope with it. I’m 62 years old and I haven’t figured it out yet. Some days – days like yesterday and today – I don’t think I ever will. Since I was 11 years old, I have suffered with a variety of… Continue reading So – How Did I Get Here?