Comes the Darkness, Comes the Light: A Memoir of Cutting, Healing, and Hope (Google eBook)

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AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn, Jan 1, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 220 pages
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Not that many books are out there. This is only one other "memoir." (Possibly more coming out before this one.) This one combines her descriptions of the illness with descriptions of her therapy. It goes into why she does it and how she is able to heal herself. It provides support from Bettie Young, PhD.
  

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User Review  - justablondemoment - LibraryThing

Okay book for me. I liked the honesty and the guts it took to talk about something so personal. I just had a hard time relating as I just couldn't understand how a person could hurt themselves like ... Read full review

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User Review  - Overstock.com

Before I read this book, I had never heard of anyone else cutting themselves to make themselves feel better. Vanessa is so open about her struggle with self-injury and I was able to relate to many of ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
2
Section 3
8
Section 4
21
Section 5
32
Section 6
34
Section 7
40
Section 8
50
Section 18
130
Section 19
137
Section 20
152
Section 21
172
Section 22
183
Section 23
193
Section 24
196
Section 25
204

Section 9
59
Section 10
66
Section 11
70
Section 12
79
Section 13
87
Section 14
91
Section 15
101
Section 16
116
Section 17
120
Section 26
208
Section 27
210
Section 28
213
Section 29
215
Section 30
219
Section 31
221
Section 32
223
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Page v - You must carry the chaos within you in order to give birth to the dancing star.

About the author (2007)

Vanessa Vega (Irving, TX) is an 11th grade English teacher, author, and professional model. She wrote about her experiences with anorexia as a contributing author to "Taste Berries for Teens Volume "IV. She has struggled with self injury for over 30 years.

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