A book ‘in parts’ is clever and apt.
I can understand the repression. I cannot imagine the annihilating isolation of your childhood. How well we are masked … for who can tell
what goes on beneath the surface. It is a credit to you that you have come throught it. You have always presented as a happy well-adjusted
Your willingness to share such personally humilating acts against your person speaks of recovery. The speeches of your children also bring glory to your soul – they are impressive.
How you managed the return of mental devastation for 10 plus years is amazing. Nevertheless, you remain the talented, committed, true,
interesting and pleasant person I first met. Thanks for sharing with and trusting others … and yourself.