Borderline Idealist – BPD & Introvert Life

Borderline Idealist – BPD & Introvert Life

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By AJ & Cris
**New episodes Sunday**

AJ shares his experience with BPD, anxiety, and depression along with his husband Cris. Together they discuss their relationship's special challenges, mental health issues, and their lives as introverts.
Episode 36 - BPD Memes
Gordon of We're Warriors BPD Support Group joins us to discuss why BPD memes are so popular in the community and how the humor relates to mental health struggles.
1:16:21
May 13, 2019
Episode 35 - BPD Recovery & Remission
Discussion on recovering from BPD, remission, and the hope for a cure.
32:43
May 6, 2019
Episode 34 - BPD Relationship: First Wedding Anniversary
AJ & Cris discuss the first year of marriage and how it has made their love stronger.
49:50
April 29, 2019
Episode 33 - Living with Three Personality Disorders
Shelby shares about her multiple diagnosis and how her hope and need to help others makes her stronger each day.
38:13
April 21, 2019
Episode 32 - You have BPD, Now What?
AJ & Cris are joined by recently diagnosed Braelynn to talk about the process of coping with BPD as a new reality. 
52:03
April 14, 2019
Episode 31 - Working With Anxiety & Depression Part II
A follow up on working with mental illness. AJ speaks about challenges of self-worth and self-harm and choosing to value your best self.
42:46
April 7, 2019
Episode 30 - Working With Anxiety & Depression Part I
When you go to work with anxiety and depression it can distract you from being a productive employee. We talked about our experience with this on the job and how it can make us a better worker.
44:43
March 25, 2019
Episode 29 - Challenging Criticism
We use criticism to give feedback to others but it can hurt feelings and cause discord. How do we learn to navigate criticism with BPD? °•°•Patreon.com/Borderlineidealist°•°•
37:58
March 17, 2019
Episode 28 - BPD Relationship: Am I Worthy?
What makes you worthy of your partner and does being with someone with BPD make this relationship the worst Cris has ever been in?
46:41
March 11, 2019
10,000! 🎉😁 THANK YOU!
10,000 listeners have tuned in to Borderline Idealist!
02:57
March 5, 2019
Episode 27: After The Show!
What went on after ep. 27 ended?
05:47
March 4, 2019
Episode 27 - Dealing With Denial
We discuss denial in mental health and how to bring up the topic to loved ones.
41:13
March 4, 2019
Episode 26 - BPD Relationship: Settling Down
AJ & Cris talk about unpacking in their new house and what they hope for in the future.
24:51
February 25, 2019
Episode 25: After The Show!
An after the show special of our conversation about mental hospitals.
07:12
February 17, 2019
Episode 25 - Mental Hospitals & Programs
We join Carmella Young and share experiences from mental hospitals and wellness programs that help us deal with the stress of life when it seems like it's too much to handle alone.
33:01
February 17, 2019
Episode 24 - BPD Relationship: The Big Move
All about moving somewhere new as someone with BPD and having a super-neat husband.
44:09
February 10, 2019
Episode 23 - Truth About Medication
When dealing with depression and anxiety, medication is a possible tool on your journey to helping you cope. We talk about side effects and also the dangers of self-medication.
39:09
February 3, 2019
Episode 22 - Crippling Depression
Sometimes depression can be so severe it leaves you down and out. We explain what it feels like, steps you can take to feel better, and how family and friends can help.
35:14
January 28, 2019
Episode 21 - Leaving Home with BPD
When you're out with others that don't know you have a condition or much about it, how can you let them know and keep your anxiety under control?
30:39
January 21, 2019
Episode 20 - Introvert Birthdays
How introverts spend their birthdays!
31:16
January 14, 2019
Episode 19 - New Year & Christmas Anxiety
New Year & Christmas Anxiety
36:48
January 7, 2019
Better Than Depression - Dec. 30 - Youtube
Depression is going down!
03:20
December 30, 2018
Better Than Depression - Dec. 29 - Humor
Humor cures depression! Hahaha!
02:40
December 29, 2018
Better Than Depression - Dec. 28 - Nexflix
Movies are better than depression!
03:17
December 28, 2018
Better Than Depression - Dec. 27 - Website
Better than depression
02:41
December 27, 2018
Better Than Depression - Dec. 26 - XBOX
#depression
02:45
December 26, 2018
Better Than Depression - Dec.25 - Christmas
Merry Christmas!
02:08
December 26, 2018
Better Than Depression - Dec. 24 - Christmas Eve
Happy Christmas Eve!
02:01
December 25, 2018
Better Than Depression - Dec. 23 - Glasses
#depression
02:13
December 23, 2018
Better Than Depression - Dec. 22 - Shelter
#depression
02:23
December 22, 2018
Better Than Depression - Dec. 21 - Cooking
#depression
03:07
December 21, 2018
Better Than Depression - Dec. 20 - Photos
Fight depression with photos!
03:12
December 20, 2018
Better Than Depression - Dec. 19 - Clothing
Better than depression
02:55
December 19, 2018
Better Than Depression - Dec. 18 - Idealistic
Idealist
02:41
December 18, 2018
Borderline Idealist - Episode 17 - Religion & Mental Health
Zyrah from So Unbelievably Borderline joins us to chat about religion and mental illness, and her experience with borderline personality disorder and being Muslim.
49:07
December 10, 2018
Borderline Idealist - Episode 16 - Mother of Son with BPD
Understanding borderline personality disorder through the eyes of a mother
30:55
December 2, 2018
Borderline Idealist - Episode 15 - Introverts & BPD Holiday Survival Guide
Cris and I talk about our Thanksgiving and how being an introvert can make it difficult but interesting.
37:40
November 26, 2018
Better Than Depression - Nov. 25 - I've Got Life
Life is worth living!
03:00
November 26, 2018
Better Than Depression - Nov. 23 - Travel with Cris
I get to go to the places I love with the person I love.
02:48
November 23, 2018
Better Than Depression - Nov. 22 - Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is time with the ones that love you.
02:45
November 22, 2018
Better Than Depression - Nov. 21 - Friends
Friendships are better than depression.
03:09
November 21, 2018
Better Than Depression - Nov. 20 - Nachos!
Nachos, my comfort food that alleviates my depression.
02:37
November 20, 2018
Better Than Depression - Nov. 19 - I'm a loyal friend
I'm a good friend and that's a reason to be happy and not be depressed.
02:45
November 19, 2018
Better Than Depression - Nov. 18 - Family
Loving my family and having them with me keeps my depression at bay.
03:18
November 18, 2018
Borderline Idealist - Episode 14 - Postpartum Depression
We discuss with Jamila about postpartum depression and what friends and family can do to support a mother going through this ordeal.
32:44
November 18, 2018
Better Than Depression - Nov. 17 - Haircut
Something as small as a haircut can change your outlook on the world. #depression
03:01
November 17, 2018
Better Than Depression - Nov. 16 - Music
Music is better than depression!
03:12
November 16, 2018
Better Than Depression - Nov. 15 - Frida the kitten
My kitten Frida takes down my depression.
02:23
November 15, 2018
Better Than Depression - Nov. 14 - Poetry
Poetry is better than depression!
04:05
November 14, 2018
Better Than Depression - Nov. 12 - Cris, my soulmate
My husband Cris is the reason I can fight my depression everyday. #depression #mentalhealth #infp
03:23
November 12, 2018
Episode 13 - Update On Our Lives
Update on AJ & Cris #infp #infj #bpd #depression #idealist
26:39
November 11, 2018
Episode 12 - Voting & Anxiety + BPD
Voting for elections and referendums as an introvert. Here is how we rock the vote!
35:17
November 4, 2018
Episode 11 - Social Media & Introverts
We discuss social media and introverts
45:50
October 31, 2018
Episode 10 - Procrastination and Motivation
How do we get over procrastination and find the motivation to do the things we love?
31:04
October 28, 2018
Episode 8 - Sexual Violence & PTSD
Kelly Vines tells her story about sexual assault and the aftermath which left her with post-traumatic stress disorder.
55:17
October 25, 2018
Episode 9 - Validation + BPD, Anxiety, & Depression
Searching for validation from our parents can leave us wanting more but also teach us life lessons.
39:32
October 24, 2018
Episode 7 - BPD Relationships
We discuss being in a relationship with someone who has borderline personality disorder and the challenges that present themselves.
34:06
October 17, 2018
Episode 6 - Misunderstandings & Misconceptions About Introverts & Extroverts
Just when you think you know someone, you find out an introvert or extrovert is not what you thought. Our special guest is the beautiful extrovert, Carmella Young.
26:59
October 15, 2018
Episode 5 - Feelings in a Cold World
Are you ready to show your emotions? With all the negativity today, isn't it okay to be sensitive? Special guest: Issa the ISFJ
32:02
October 7, 2018
Episode 4 - When you Succeed
What does it mean to be successful? Is it the things that you can see or how it makes you feel?
08:32
October 2, 2018
Episode 3 - Standing up to Sigma
My husband Cristhtian, an INFJ, joins me to talk about stigma and how we can all learn from each other about the struggles we face if we take the time to be open.
39:00
September 29, 2018
Episode 2 - Friendships
What it's like to be friends with an INFP and someone with BPD, and why our emotions make us such good friends.
09:27
September 28, 2018
Episode 1 - Intro
An introduction to INFP+BPD, explaining what the Meyer-Briggs personality type INFP means and what the mental disorder borderline personality disorder is. I also expalin what someone with these two characteristics can contribute to the world.
14:33
September 25, 2018
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