Bold Beautiful Borderline

Tattoos and Piercings as Self-Harm?

September 26, 2021 Sara Amundson & Laurie Edmundson Episode 39
Bold Beautiful Borderline
Tattoos and Piercings as Self-Harm?
Show Notes

In this episode of the podcast, Laurie and Sara explore the idea of body modifications and BPD after a DM that a parent of an adult with BPD sent Sara stating the following: 

"Hi Sara! So cool to see how life is evolving for you! As a mom I am having some trouble with radically accepting my 24!yr. old kid’s fourth (not small) tattoo. I remind myself that it’s not my journey /nor my body/ and yet it's hard to shake the feeling that some of this is a form of distraction for dysregulated or at least high anxiety.. again not my pain either. As a mom I am pained by the feeling that there will be regret with healing and recovery. I know you have surface embellishments as well and can see how these don’t impede your happiness. I hope for this for my loved one." 

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