If you date enough women, eventually you will encounter one with Borderline Personality Disorder.
If autism is hyper-masculinization of the brain, it may help to think of BPD as characterizing hyper-feminization of the brain.
Diane acknowledged that she’d had a few drinks that night, but she was taken aback and denied that she’d been intentionally flirtatious.
This was not the first time that Michael had made such accusations.
In fact, he had a longstanding habit of accusing Diane of wearing “sexy” clothes when they went out, of flirting with other men, or of exchanging glances with other men when they went out for dinner.
Despite Diane’s denial a fight ensued, which she could not de-escalate.
Other symptoms of BPD include impulsive behaviour, intense and unstable interpersonal relationships, unstable self-image, feelings of abandonment and an unstable sense of self.
Few, if any, mental health disorders leave a person feeling rejuvenated and refreshed.
In fact, more often than not, mental health problems do just the opposite.
Then, as he made to leave the room Michael pushed Diane.
She stumbled backwards, knocking over a table and lamp, and fell to the floor.
Exhausted by the constant up and downs of mood swings, persistent low feelings, and general psychological anguish, people diagnosed with mental health disorders frequently can feel subjected to the confines of their own mind.