Three.

Unclear or shifting self-image.

When you have BPD, your sense of self is typically unstable. Sometimes you may feel good about yourself, but other times you hate yourself, or even view yourself as evil. You probably don’t have a clear idea of who you are or what you want in life. As a result, you may frequently change jobs, friends, lovers, religion, values, goals, or even sexual identity.

HelpGuide.org

Distorted and unstable self-image or sense of self.

NIMH

Rapid changes in self-identity and self-image that include shifting goals and values, and seeing yourself as bad or as if you don’t exist at all.

Mayo Clinic

Distorted and unstable self-image, which affects moods, values, opinions, goals and relationships.

NAMI

This is one of nine symptoms used to diagnose borderline personality disorder. Many of these symptoms are common to other disorders and you should seek professional guidance if you are concerned about a diagnosis.

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