Finding My Mother—and Me—in the Women of ‘Girl, Interrupted’
Living with mental illness is a constant cycle of wellness and illness, and each recovery is impermanent.
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I worry that if I can’t separate myself from my mother, then I will end up sharing her fate.
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Girl, Interrupted a recovered borderline
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