Posts Tagged: mental illness

Dear Barb—A Condition of Family

Dear Barb: I look forward to reading your column as often as I can.  Recently my younger brother was diagnosed with a mental illness.  We always knew there was something different about him, but we hoped he would outgrow it.  He seems to have gotten worse over the years, very unstable; some days he seems… Read more »

Mary’s Story

On July 22, 2017, my sister passed away.  She was only thirteen months older than me.   I wrote about Marion (Mary) in a previous issue of The Voice Magazine. Mary and I spent part of our childhood together.   She was my closest sibling, and I always felt we were a part of each other.  I… Read more »

Women of Interest—Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf was born on January 25, 1882, in London, England, and died March 28, 1941, in Lewes, Sussex, England.  Virginia was an English novelist, critic, and essayist. Her father, Sir Leslie Stephen, was a scholar who spent time as editor of the Cornhill Magazine as well as the Dictionary of National Biography. When Virginia… Read more »