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By Merri Lisa Johnson

A decent and compelling memoir, woman short of a Tourniquet is Merri Lisa Johnson’s account of her borderline character sickness and the way it has affected her lifestyles and relationships. Johnson describes the sensation of "bleeding out" — not able to inform the place she stopped and the place her accomplice started. A self-confessed "psycho girlfriend," she used to be prompted via many emotional components from her prior. She remembers her course via a dysfunctional, damaging courting, whereas recounting the reports that introduced her to her brink. In spotting her fight with borderline character illness, Johnson is eventually in a position to search aid, embarking on a soul-searching therapeutic approach. It's a course that's painful, tough, and now and then heart-wrenching, yet finally makes her extra in a position to love and coexist in fit relationships.

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