Strong the Broken Places has given me a much needed reminder that people have it so much worse than I do - I, too, have often wished that my illness was physical, not mental - I wouldn't be such an outcast from my friends and family who understandably got sick of my complaining and never knew what to say ex cept for pithy condescending, though well-meaning statements- that goodness for Genesis Club - I urge others with mental illnesses to find a clubhouse near them - they are all over the world - empowering and forces you out of isolation. The gifts of my trauma have been great - Genesis was one - this book - and meeting the folks covered in Cohen's book was truly inspiring - another one - Invisible Heroes - Healing Trauma (or something like that - made me realize I am not alone and that others feel exactly the same - especially abouthow others treat us. In solidarity! where can I get updates on the five folks from the SATBP book?????View Thread
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