This is a follow up to Borderline Personality Disorder: A Survivor’s Story, written by Amy Allison for in 2009.   Amy shares how things been since that time; challenges, triumphs and her ongoing personal work. I strongly encourage you to read her first piece as well to truly comprehend how far she has come!
Twenty-two years of sobriety did not address my co-dependency, my lack of boundaries, or my need to “fix” things. At the suggestions of a therapist, I started attending weekly Al-Anon meetings. As of now in November 2016, I have attended over 350 Al-Anon meetings, and have learned how to more effectively conduct myself in relationships and situations that has proven to yield much happier outcomes.
I went through some extremely dark months after the death of my step-father in late 2011, as a lawsuit was filed to contest his financial trust by my mother and I. I was shamed and harangued in regards to my mental illness of Borderline Personality Disorder by the opposing legal team in a deposition to assassinate my character, in attempts to render my testimony invalid.
I was also subject to inflammatory, abusive conversations and literal attacks by my step-siblings to break my spirit and to

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