“I’ll Clean Your Floors”: A Sisterly Tale of Mental Illness

Exploring what it means to want to trust the untrustworthy

Photo by DDP on Unsplash

My sister Katherine* and I were always close. Growing up, it was I who went to the bus stop to threaten her bullies for throwing her Mother’s Day project out of the school bus window. She was always different, though- at three years younger than me- we look almost exactly alike to the point at which we…