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‘In the waiting room, I see a lot of people who I could tell had real, serious Problems. They deserve to be here. I don’t. I’m a fraud. A lazy wreck seeking an excuse for her incompetence. I’m useless.’ (Abby, 24)

Having conducted over 100 hours of interviews with 60 British women aged 16-25, Nancy Tucker - the author of The Time In Between, an ‘astonishingly good’ (Sunday Times) memoir of a life consumed by eating disorders – explores what it’s like to suffer from serious mental illness as a young woman. 

With raw honesty, sensitivity and humour, That Was When People Started to Worry examines real experiences of anxiety, self-harm, borderline personality disorder, OCD, binge eating disorder, PTSD and dissociative identity disorder. Giving a voice to those like Abby who can’t speak out themselves, Tucker presents a unique window into the day-to-day trials of living with an unwell mind.

©2018 Nancy Tucker (P)2018 Audible, Ltd

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Everyone should listen to this book, whether you have a mental illness yourself or not or whether you know someone with a mental illness or not. I tried to read it in print, but audio gave it life.

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you're not alone

A must read for anyone who is struggling with mental health and think they are the only one. A great read for loved ones who struggle to understand the sometimes very unloveable behaviour we present.