Balance is the hardest thing for a person with Borderline Personality Disorder to achieve. Most of the time that's what we crave; a happy existence in the grey area. Unfortunately, BPD causes us to be precariously perched on the Black Side or the White Side at all times.
Am I ecstatically happy or dreadfully sad? Is my boyfriend/father/friend/teacher the greatest man to ever live, or the devil incarnate? Do I want to live forever, or must I kill myself this second?
It sounds melodramatic, but this is truly how we think. We can't not. Autopilot drives us from Black to White and back again. Sometimes all we can do is hold on tight.
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