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    I’m meeting my cleaning goals! #executivedysfunction #executivefunctioning #ADHD #Autism #ObsessiveCompulsiveandRelatedDisorders #Cleaning

    I’m #makingprogess towards my goal of having a clean apartment. This has been an uphill struggle for me. But I make myself do dishes and scoop the cat litter five days a week no matter how tired I feel. Many times it’s hard to remember what was so difficult about it. But some days it’s still a struggle. I use the app unf*** your habitat, and it gives me motivation like “You can nap when you’re done “ or “It’s never as difficult as it seems “. Tonight it was difficult to get motivated. I’d been feeling blah all day, and I was/am sleepy because I didn’t take a nap. But I knew I was so close to having a score of 100%, so I pushed myself. And it really wasn’t too bad. The two days a week I give myself off from cleaning are to account for when I have really bad days or just no energy. And I’d already used them up for this week.

    I posted about this before when I was at about 80%. But here I am. Succeeding. My next habit to work on will be picking up clutter, and I’m currently around 65% for that.

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    Relationships and BPD

    Hello all! When I was first diagnosed with BPD I made a personal goal of not dating anyone for at least one year. At the time I had no idea why, but I was ending a 4 year relationship and another romance fling had left me empty right before the diagnosis. At that time I was in ruins.

    It will be 6 months in May and while there were times in these longs days all I wantEd to do is date or fantasize About being in a relationship, instead I kept strong in therapy and dbt.

    Today I was Thinking about one of the symptoms of bpd that is the worst for me, lack of personal identity and it dawned on me how this has effected my relationships, especially romantical types. I identified that I used these relationships to try to identify who I was and became completely enmeshed with these people. I was hoping that being with them could give me the identity I was looking for and the solace of belonging. When that didnt come I was besides myself and felt abandoned, destroying the relationship before it destroyed me.

    I know I still have a long way to go, but today I feel a glimmer of hope in knowing that I will one day have a solid sense of identity and have a healthy romantic relationship.
    #oneyearsingle #personalgoal #halfwaythere #makingprogess #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #MentalHealth

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    Relationships and BPD

    Hello all! When I was first diagnosed with BPD I made a personal goal of not dating anyone for at least one year. At the time I had no idea why, but I was ending a 4 year relationship and another romance fling had left me empty right before the diagnosis. At that time I was in ruins.

    It will be 6 months in May and while there were times in these longs days all I wantEd to do is date or fantasize About being in a relationship, instead I kept strong in therapy and dbt.

    Today I was Thinking about one of the symptoms of bpd that is the worst for me, lack of personal identity and it dawned on me how this has effected my relationships, especially romantical types. I identified that I used these relationships to try to identify who I was and became completely enmeshed with these people. I was hoping that being with them could give me the identity I was looking for and the solace of belonging. When that didnt come I was besides myself and felt abandoned, destroying the relationship before it destroyed me.

    I know I still have a long way to go, but today I feel a glimmer of hope in knowing that I will one day have a solid sense of identity and have a healthy romantic relationship.
    #oneyearsingle #personalgoal #halfwaythere #makingprogess #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #MentalHealth