Drawing on ancient Tibetan practices and a very human need for companionship, these people believe they have figured out how to create sentient beings within their own bodies.
When I became a mom at 19, my depression spiraled out of control until I reached a delirious state. I was very much alive, but certain I'd been dead for years.
What might seem like an easy task to most can be a Herculean challenge for someone with dissociative identity disorder.
After a lifetime of resentment, working with other T.B.I. patients finally helped me understand the riddle that is my mother's mind.