Idol Worship

August 10, 2010

Marilyn Monroe,  Angelina Jolie, Lindsay Lohan, and Princess Dianna are a few of the famous people thought to have had Borderline Personality Disorder. What’s fascinating is a person who is unaware they have BPD, may obsess over a character like Marilyn and not even know why. Or perhaps they just know they gravitate towards stories of sad people. In a way, these stories are comforting to them because they are familiar. But it also points out the need for some BPs to glamorize their sadness and loneliness. If nothing else, it’s a reminder that this disorder can have tragic consequences.

One Response to “Idol Worship”

  1. […] is outperforming her BPD idol Marilyn Monroe as far as behind-the-scenes drama is concerned. (Above pic- Lohan doing her best Marilyn […]

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