57 minutes | Mar 22, 2021

I’m Coming Out So You Better Get This Party Started

Sara and Laurie discuss their experiences coming out with their borderline personality disorder (BPD) diagnosis to family, friends, fellow psychology students, and colleagues.Sara talks about the process of coming out as queer and how it relates to experiences “coming out” with a mental illness like BPD. Laurie shares how coming out has helped her and others around her to really understand why she is feeling and behaving the way she does which can really help with recovery and building a support system. Long story short: “If you don’t want to deal with me because I’m me, then I don’t want to deal with you” - LaurieTrigger warning: suicide You can find Laurie and Sara on Instagram to follow their day to day lives even further @laurieanned and @saraswellnessway. You can also find the podcast on IG @boldbeautifulborderlineYou can also find Sara's business as a Mental Health Clinician and mental health coach at thewellnesswayllc.comIf you like the show we would love if you could rate, subscribe and support us on Patreon.You can find our Patreon channel at https://www.patreon.com/boldbeautifulborderline?fan_landing=trueFor mental health supports:National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or Live Online ChatSAMHSA Treatment Referral Helpline, 1-877-SAMHSA7 (1-877-726-4727)OR find a local warmline to you at https://screening.mhanational.org/content/need-talk-someone-warmlines 
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