Talking About BPD

Talking About BPD

A Stigma-Free Guide to Living a Calmer, Happier Life with Borderline Personality Disorder

Rosie Cappuccino


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'I am Rosie. I have BPD. I am not an attention-seeker, manipulative, dangerous, hopeless, unlovable, "broken", "difficult to reach" or "unwilling to engage". I am caring, creative, courageous, determined, full of life and love.'

Talking About BPD is a positive, stigma-free guide to life with borderline personality disorder (BPD) from award-winning blogger Rosie Cappuccino.

Addressing what BPD is, the journey to diagnosis and available treatments, Rosie offers advice on life with BPD and shares practical tips and DBT-based techniques for coping day to day. Topics such as how to talk about BPD to those around you, managing relationships and self-harm are also explored. Throughout, Rosie shares her own experiences and works to dispel stigma and challenge the stereotypes often associated with the disorder.

This much-needed, hopeful guide will offer support, understanding, validation and empowerment for all living with BPD, as well as those who support them.

This is the eBook edition, you will be able to access this eBook online via your browser or download it to the accompanying Jessica Kingsley Publishers app.


Rosie Cappuccino:
Rosie Cappuccino runs the award-winning blog Talking About BPD, sharing her experiences of living with BPD since being diagnosed in her early 20s. She has previously written for Healthy Place, a popular mental health website, and has appeared on podcasts, such as Mentally Yours and The Stronger Minds Podcast. Rosie works as a primary school teacher in the UK.