Borderline Personality Disorder, or BPD, has long been considered by the professionals who work with and treat these individuals as a long, hard and difficult struggle. This process is difficult for all who are involved. Here is a succinct life story of a young woman who suffers from BPD, realistically told through her mother’s eye. It is not an easy read but importantly A Moth To The Flame, provides an opportunity for all who read it to deepen their understanding and compassion for individuals who suffer from the illness and their families who are impacted and changed by it. Therein lies the hope for new, better, and more effective treatment.