I’ll periodically be posting 86 reasons why you may have found yourself committed to an asylum back in the late 1800s. This timeframe is a bit earlier than my novel ‘The Bird Box’ but many of the reasons would have still been used as legitimate criteria for committal.

Let me know when you think you may have been escorted through the gates to join Jakie and the rest of the characters in ‘The Bird Box’.

Are You Insane? No?  Well, you just might be by the time we get to the end of the list. 86 reasons why you may have been committed to an Insane Asylum in the late 1800s.Read more