Impulse Tattoo

I self-harmed today. Not in the way I normally do though. No. Today, while at the Rose City Comic Con, I passed a tattoo booth and decided spontaneously to get a tattoo. It was of the Silence from Doctor Who. I was going to post a photo but the only photo is on my phone. […]

DBT Diary Card

I just filled out a DBT skills diary card for the first time in about a year. I briefly saw a therapist in Salt Lake City right around this time last year (yes, I fled New Jersey right around Labor Day last year). I’m approaching it a bit differently this time. Instead of second guessing […]

I Hate You. Don’t Leave Me.

I Hate You. Don’t Leave Me is one of the first, if not the first, books written for the layperson about borderline personality disorder (BPD). My wife gets it for people when they discover they, or someone they know, struggle with BPD. I just bought a copy for my roommate to give her a grounding […]

Spiritual Experience

A ‘spiritual experience’ is often mentioned in recovery programs, particularly those of the 12-step ilk. In my entire life, I have never had what I would call a ‘spiritual experience’ until this last Saturday night. I wasn’t at an AA meeting or Refuge Recovery or any typical place. I was at the Movement Center and […]