Interview with Talya Lewis, author of The Boom Boom Retreat: A Memoir and Borderline Personality Disorder sufferer (in the past). It’s worth a listen and her book is worth a read, especially for people with BPD.
“Shame is the core experience of someone with Borderline Disorder” – a quote from the audio. It just confirms that what I wrote in When Hope is Not Enough is true. I write of shame as the fuel of BPD, with emotional regulation being the engine. A quote from my book: “Emotional dysregulation is the engine that drives the train of BPD. Shame and impulsiveness also contribute no doubt (maybe as fuel and throttle respectively)…”