The System Is Failing
Last updated 11/3/2021 at 1:57pm
The letter on Oct. 4, “A Preventable Tragedy,” touched something in my heart. It reminded me of someone close to me who was in a miserable controlling relationship with her husband. I didn’t know quite what to do, as he held control over her using whatever means he could. He had power over her financially.
The children were used as pawns to control her by his taking them away if she did not conform to his will. The children suffered without her and she suffered without them. Feelings of low self esteem, depression, loneliness and fear plagued her. She finally battled her fears...