Melanie's Voice
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Melanie’s Voice: No Emotional Skin.

I read an article that said people like me, people with BPD, have no emotional skin. I think that’s false. I do have emotional skin, but it’s a lot like my true skin. Some areas are great and others are covered in sores. Some people find these sores and they have a way of picking at them, boring holes in them, making the scares worse, until I can’t take it anymore and I lose it.

Outbursts

Rage.

Silence.

Indifference.

Did they see it coming?

Maybe? Maybe not. But for whatever reason once the reset button is pushed, the I hate you, I love you, don’t leave me cycle is complete, they go right back to the sore and finish where they left off and the wound never gets a chance to heal.

If they are around long enough, pick at my weaknesses and faults long enough, the wound will be too deep, and I might never heal.

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  1. Pingback: Melanie’s Voice: No Emotional Skin. | witchtoria

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