Maureen Anderson reflects on coming to terms with our demons
Talking with a friend I mentioned that, as a Quaker, I was aware of my dark side. She was confused and disturbed. To me it is self-evident. Faced in my early twenties with a situation that threatened my very identity and which left me bipolar, I have some insight into my dark side. Under stress, my brain now churns out fantasies. I am unable to stop the flow without the aid of medication. I normally function as a rational, caring and creative person and regard my brain aberrations as only a part of my core being.
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