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Borderline Personality Disorder aka Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder is one of the most misunderstood, stigmatised & complex mental health diagnoses (Thread) #BPD #EUPD
One could write pages relating to the condition BPD and a layman’s understanding would still be incomplete. For this reason I am going to try and keep it short, simple and concise as I can and explain to you what BPD is to me.
BPD is intense feelings of loneliness & an inability to sit with myself without resorting to poor coping behaviours #BPD #EUPD #MentalHealthAwareness
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Let me explain a few things about this bullshit idea that people love of "if you need psych meds, you never get a gun."

I'm going to introduce you to being mentally ill, poor, and living in rural areas.
When I was growing up, there were significant portions of the time that if we didn't hunt, we didn't have enough meat. Hunting rifles were an important part of providing for the family. When Dad was at sea, I took over the job when I was old enough.
This was not uncommon. Farm families always have rifles and shotguns on hand because you fucking need them. You have to put down an animal and it's too expensive to call a vet. You need to shoot a fox or something that's in your chickens. This is normal.
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