Take a read of this story by an outspoken public figure and beauty queen who chose to be open with her mental illness. She talks about the support and love she received at her truthfulness, and also the judgment and discrimination. How else can we triumph over the fear and stigma against mental illness? Ultimately though, the immense freedom and growth from being honest about her BPD is what keeps her saying, “I am not ashamed, and I am not afraid.”
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