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The Human Aspect of Erik

Growing up my mother was an energetic and active Mom supporting me and my brother, but that changed in my teens. It seemed like she was drifting away and struggling in her own head that turned out to be a psychosis. Inside chaos was stirring and I suppressed my feelings for more than a decade.

  • Next of kin
  • Cognitive disorder
  • Loneliness

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