I first started experiencing BPD symptoms at 12. I was vulnerable to putting myself in dangerous situations and acting recklessly. Then, at the tender age of 12, I experienced my first rape. I know it wasn’t my fault and the blame lies in the man who stole my innocence. This is when suicidal ideation kicked in, a few unsuccessful attempts as a teenager. Suicidal ideation has stayed with me ever since. I could be having the best day, but that little voice tempting me with a way out will always be there. I’m not suicidal; I have no plans. But suicidal ideation is one of the few things that are stable within me.
In many ways, sex addiction is like other compulsive behaviors. This type of addiction can potentially destroy an otherwise normal, life-enhancing activity. Consuming patterns of