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Old 02-24-2019, 01:16 PM
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Originally Posted by piggy momma View Post
I don't know that BPDs have trouble recognizing emotions. I think we struggle more with regulating our emotions, which is why the disorder has been re-named Emotional Dysregulation Disorder (or something like that). I have no problem recognizing my emotions...
That’s why I made clear my lack of knowledge and that I could be wrong.
I based my hypothesis on what I read from scientists and doctors. And applying my own experience with the topic, this latter, naturally, the less relevant for being only a personal experience.

From what I know bpd people or people within the spectrum are not the only one who have trouble to identify emotions and surely, not all bpd.ers have this problem.

I found this link in case it can clarify what I meant.

Why People With BPD Have Trouble Identifying Emotions

I also can put an example. Sometimes I feel a clear emotion, range, what I struggle with is to identify the real feelings behind that emotion. If I reflex about it I could find answers, for instance, behind this range, I could be feeling « vulnerable, scared...
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