From the break up to the attention-seeking suicide attempts and the trying to make herself depressed, it is only clear that this girl had or maybe still has borderline personality disorder.
I read the book when I was 16 and I loved it because I thought I could now put what I felt into words and finally get help. But the truth is, this book only makes you crave for more and more drama in your life and I only got worse and ended up attempting suicide(several times) and following a very similar path to elizabeth.
It's a shame and it's sad but it's true.
I have borderline personality disorder(BPD).
I am a lot better now to be able to see clearly into the kind of effect this book has had on me.
I used to love the author for writing the book but now that I'm older, I see it for what it really is: a book you can only get worse from(if you have BPD or even depression).
Also, I 'd like to add that some people might despise those who act the way the author did (by not wanting to get better from her depressed state of mind and attempting suicide as a cry for help and to look 'cool' or be accepted) but that's what BPD is all about: impulsivity and making irrational decisions, confusion, chaos.
You really have to live it to understand it.
1 star because it is a downer (which is the part that may go unnoticed to many).