Girl in Need of A Tourniquet
Memoir of A Borderline PersonalityBook - 2010
An honest and compelling memoir, Girl in Need of a Tourniquet is Merri Lisa Johnson's account of her borderline personality disorder and how it has affected her life and relationships. Johnson describes the feeling of "bleeding out" -- unable to tell where she stopped and where her partner began. A self-confessed "psycho girlfriend," she was influenced by many emotional factors from her past. She recalls her path through a dysfunctional, destructive relationship, while recounting the experiences that brought her to her breaking point. In recognizing her struggle with borderline personality disorder, Johnson is ultimately able to seek help, embarking on a soul-searching healing process. It's a path that is painful, difficult, and at times heart-wrenching, but ultimately makes her more able to love and coexist in healthy relationships.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Seal Press, 
Copyright Date: ©2010
Branch Call Number: 616.85852 JOH
Characteristics: 247 pages :,illustrations ;,21 cm
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