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21 year-old Ming emigrated to Dublin from China at 8. With a history of abuse and neglect, she learned to stuff her sadness or unleash it thru anger. She battles Bipolar I, BPD, Complex PTSD & co-dependence but is developing tools & support.  She talks about growing up with conditional love and physical violence where emotions like sadness weren't allowed.  Her girlfriend Aisling sits in and talks about supporting her and how they formed a bond in their all-girl secondary school over sharing mental illness struggles.  Ming also shares about the dramatic episodes of mania that landed her in trouble with the law and in hospital.

 

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