Patrick, 33, has taken back control of his life
I was diagnosed with depression in 2003 and then, in 2007, with BPD. It took a really bad relationship break-up, and being hospitalised in psych wards, for that diagnosis to come around.
In a way it was a relief to find out that this is what I had, and how to manage it. And it helped explain a lot of my behaviour in relationships and with friends, which to this day I feel bad about and really regret. I had a lot of trouble with...