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Common Sense Media says

Smart but mature dramedy about living with mental illness.

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Adult Written byCounselor02 February 2, 2009
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Before you view

Just to set the record straight, there is no "DID medication." The therapeutic process in learning to live with DID is painful, arduous and long. The reasons that people develop DID are horrific. While people with DID should not be ostracized or feared, we need MORE understanding of the facts, not this glossed-over version that asserts that DID can be managed with a pill! Get real!
Parent of a 9 and 24 year old Written byMarisal30 March 5, 2009
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GENUIS-from a Producer in Film

I love the writing-I love the characters...and Toni and John are surreal parents...that make this project rock. Even though you deal with a sensitive subject disassociation disorder-Toni pulls it off via her lovely persona-and the writer blends and taps into each character-and dazzles us. THANK YOU!!! Mary Gleeson
Kid, 9 years old August 10, 2009
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tara has D.I.D and the actress she portrays it very well
Teen, 16 years old Written byLovett May 16, 2009
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Thank you Diablo Cody

I love this show it's a great dramady. Diablo Cody really was the thing that drew me to it she is one of my favorite writers.Check it out.
Teen, 17 years old Written byQueenOfSerpents June 10, 2012
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Great Message for Older Kids

Great story with a great message, but all the sex and swearing makes it inappropriate for younger kids.
What other families should know
Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking