By Sheila Hamilton

A reporter chases the largest tale of her life—her husband’s descent into psychological illness.

Even as a reporter, Sheila Hamilton ignored the symptoms as her husband David’s psychological affliction spread out ahead of her. by the point she had pieced jointly the puzzle, it was once too past due. Her as soon as tremendous, extreme, and passionate accomplice was once useless inside six weeks of a prognosis of bipolar disease, leaving his nine-year-old daughter and spouse with out a lot as a be aware to provide an explanation for his activities, a plan to aid them get over their profound grief, or an answer for the loads of hundreds of thousands of greenbacks in debt that they'd inherit from him.

All the issues We by no means Knew takes readers from David and Sheila’s romance in the course of the final 3 months in their lifestyles jointly and into the 12 months after his dying. It information their unsettling descent from usual lifestyles into the area of psychological disorder, and examines the delicate line among truth and insanity. Now, a decade after David’s demise, Sheila and her daughter, Sophie, have realized the facility of selecting lifestyles over retreat; enable themselves love and belief back; and comprehend the significance of forgiveness. Their tale will resonate with all those that have enjoyed a person who suffers from psychological ailment.

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