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Parts of my my life were crumbling before my very eyes - my marriage, family, job, social relationships,etc. It was as if I was being held captive by this force under which I had no control or affect. The last thing I remember before my emergency hospitalization was seeing all the good in my life becoming vaporized - right before my very eyes.