Living with a mental illness can be quite challenging.
Living with and caring for someone with a condition like depression or bipolar disorder,
especially a parent, can be “punishing.”
That’s the word this week’s guest, Michelle Dickinson, uses to describe being the child
(and sometimes caretaker) of a mother with bipolar disorder.
It’s a candid conversation between two women who understand and experience
the impact of growing up with unpredictability, confusion and fear.