Confessions of an Emotional Shipwreck, by James Bridgwater
Confessions of an Emotional Shipwreck provides us with an incredibly personal and touching account of James Bridgwater’s life, from a shocking childhood tragedy to humorous accounts of his time at boarding school and on throughout his adult life. We follow him as he grows up and provides a commentary on a huge variety of social issues – from education, to mental health, to the justice system – using his own experiences to give an insight into how it was to grow up in the 1980s.
Whether you’ve had similar experiences in your life, or are just interested in learning more about mental health and how it’s dealt with in our society, this book will give you what you want. We learn about James’ lifelong struggle with mental disorders, how they affected his personal and professional life and how he ultimately learns to deal with them.