An Unquiet Mind, which details her 30-year struggle with bipolar, was published after she got tenure as a psychiatry professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
The book was on the New York Times best-seller list for 5 months and has been translated into 25 languages.
I consider an “adult child” someone who was raised by child-like parents, insecure, needy, narcissistic parents; parents who were unable to assist their children in forming their own, independent sense of self during childhood.
Rather than nurturing their child’s sense of self, these parents used their child to attempt to uplift their own vulnerable ego. Ideally, every baby born into this world is surrounded by unselfish, patient love and nurturing from at least one or two parents.
Not surprisingly, the first year following a break up is often the hardest.
Birthdays, anniversaries and special days can provide a fairly constant reminder of what’s gone, even if you were the one to make the decision to split.
There's a reason why 'time heals' is a saying For most of us, as time passes, we can start to heal painful feelings. If we can’t heal then our negative feelings can wreak havoc in new relationships.
have bipolar disorder, which is characterized by episodes of mania and depression. All too often, people don't know that their extreme highs (creativity, energy, poor judgment, and risky behavior), extreme lows, and problems with relationships and substance abuse may actually be due to bipolar disorder. Here are 10 books for anyone interested in the topic.It’s important to realize that everyone in the family will go through that adjustment process in a different way.While you may have moved on, your kids need time to get used to life in two homes and the idea of Mom and Dad being apart.When kids become involved with someone you’re dating, attachments can quickly become formed.If things don’t work out, your children have to come to terms with the loss of that relationship.