Writer Himanjali Sankar says her book ‘The Lies We Tell’ emerged from wanting to understand difficult mental states in a socially and culturally familiar context.
- Himanjali Sankar
Mental illness no longer carries the stigma it used to have even ten years back.
But it is tagged by many , ranging from disappointment to impatience and annoyance at what is perceived as self-indulgence at some level.
When those in greater control of their mental states come face to face with it, there is a sort of floundering.
I have many loved ones who aren’t strangers to mental illness—some are completely in the grip of it and other inhabit its shadowy borderlines.
But as always, it…