Misdiagnosis and self-doubt

ID: A woman with her head in her hands looking sad - Misdiagnosis and self doubt written by Just A Square Peg blog

For many, misdiagnosis and self-doubt go arm-in-arm together. They did for me and I bet they do for you too. Growing up, self-doubt was a casual friend on my shoulder, whispering sour nothings like ‘Are you sure you want to do that? Failing is so embarrassing’ and ‘Do you really think that’s good?’. It’s meant … Read more

5 useful questions to ask if you suspect mental health misdiagnosis

ID 5 useful questions to ask if you suspect mental health misdiagnosis - Just A Square Peg blog

5 useful questions to ask if you suspect mental health misdiagnosis* It was my autistic counsellor who first thought I’d been misdiagnosed with borderline personality disorder (BPD) and suggested that I was autistic with ADHD. After seven years of seeing me, she got to know me better than I knew myself. That’s why I trusted … Read more

3 essential BPD blogs to inspire

3 essential BPD blogs to inspire from Just A Square Peg blog

In this blog post, I talk about 3 essential BPD blogs to inspire you when researching BPD. When you’re first diagnosed with borderline personality disorder (BPD), you’re thirsty for information. You want to inhale as much as you can to help understand yourself and your new condition better. That’s exactly what I did and is … Read more