Amanda has certainly led a full and varied life and there were many parts of this memoir which I could resonate with, drawing parallels with my own life experiences. There were other instances which simply intrigued and fascinated me and frankly left me in awe.
The underlying purpose of this memoir is to raise awareness of Borderline Personality Disorder, what it means, how it affects sufferers’ lives (and those around them), and what treatments are available. It follows Amanda’s very own journey from the first indications that something wasn’t quite right, to the realisation that actually there is a name for this disorder, and then her treatment and care plan following her route to recovery and finding her true self. Like any memoir, it has some very dark moments, but there are also some very positive and uplifting moments, Continue reading