In an increasingly disposable world, many venerated institutions- such as matrimony- no longer seem as permanent as they once were. Add mental illness to the mix and marriages can and do suffer harm and dissolution.
Sometimes, there’s a story in the news that offers hope for couples in precarious straits. Here’s one about a couple in Australia. Fred and Cathy, who have endured decades of distress due to one partner’s Borderline Personality Disorder. Despite the turmoil, they’re still together after nearly 20 years.

You know that expression “It takes a special person…. ” ? Well, these two are very special.