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Book Review of First Person Plural : My Life as a Multiple

First Person Plural : My Life as a Multiple
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Facinating. I finished the book in just over a day because I could not put it down. The sections detailing the childhood abuse/incest were very short, with minimal detail, so there was no "sensationalism" to them. The book instead focuses on how Cam, and his wife learn to accept that these things happened, and accept his alters. This is the real struggle for Cam. The denial of his DID is the biggest problem he has to overcome.

If you are looking for the shockingly brutal abuse scenes in Sybil, this is not for you. If you want a story of one man's brave journey to come to terms with his condition, and learning to accept himself (ALL of himself), and an honest glimpse into the struggle of his best friend and wife, this is it. It is by turns funny, heartbreaking, and inspirational.


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