Girl Has Memory Wiped After Seizure, Falls Back In Love With Same Boyfriend

Jessica Sharman suffered a seizure last March, causing the young woman’s memory to be wiped clean.

Sharman, 19, from Tunbridge Wells faced the mammoth task of re-learning her entire life, including her relationship with her parents and boyfriend, whom she had forgotten.

Jessica was diagnosed with frontal lobe epilepsy in 2010 and suffered a seizure last March while her and her boyfriend, 25-year-old Richard Bishop were commuting to work, SWNS reports.

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Bishop acted quickly, holding Jessica up before taking her to the office. Despite his efforts, Jessica suffered severe memory loss.

Jessica recalls the moment she failed to recognise her own mother, saying:

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Only after seeing a series of family photographs was Jessica convinced of her relationship with her parents, Lisa Sharman, 49, and Gary Sharman, 56.

It took a little while longer for Richard to persuade Jessica of his affections after her retrograde amnesia. Jessica struggled to reignite her romance with Rich, and says the first time she saw him was difficult, saying ‘To me, he was a virtual stranger.’

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Jessica still worries that her diagnosis will result in further memory loss, but is remaining positive and reassured that her family and Rich will help her tackle anything in the future.

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It just goes to show, the care, compassion , nd love of friends and family can overcome the most horrifying obstacles.

Here’s hoping Jessica makes a full recovery.