“I feel empty inside.”
“I constantly try to find something meaningful.”
“I define myself by the way other people respond to me.”
“I don’t know who I am.”
These phrases describe the way many people with borderline personality disorder feel. At the same time, learning that you are not the only one with the disorder can be a source of great comfort.
Listen as several people with BPD tell their stories – including Amanda Wang, who has battled BPD, became a boxer, and established the group RethinkBPD.
Amanda Wang’s battle to overcome her struggles with BPD, confront public stigma, and become a boxer.
Amanda Wang recounts her struggle and eventual breakthrough dealing with mental illness.
Amanda Wang talks about BPD at the National Institute of Mental Health in Bethesda, Maryland.