61 Things Borderlines Can Do Before Splitting

MAKING NOTE OF PRE-SPLITTING

What happens right before you start splitting?

61 THINGS TO DO INSTEAD OF SPLITTING:

First, remove yourself from whatever the tense situation is. If it’s a text message, e-mail, etc. turn off the device. If it’s from another person in your immediate area, let them know you need a moment and that you’ll come back when you’re calmer. Then-

HOW DO YOU KNOW WHEN IT’S SAFE TO COME OUT AGAIN?

For me, splitting usually happens for only a couple of hours. After those hours are over, I think to myself, “Gee… I got really upset. I’m a bit calmer now.”

HOW DO YOU CALM DOWN BEFORE YOU START SPLITTING?

Let me know in the comments below.

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The Fractured Light

The Fractured Light

A blog about living resiliently in the face of borderline personality disorder.