Keeping People from Being Creative Drives Them Crazy

My mother is a brilliant watercolorist. She’s also a trauma survivor from an abusive family that treated her like garbage.

She was also at one point a divorced, single mom who desperately needed to work to keep her family from ending up out on the street, except that she was mentally ill, and when you’re significantly mentally ill, holding down a job is next to impossible…

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Blogging about mental illness, narcissistic abuse & survival, feminism, politics. Essayist, journalist, novelist, wife, mom, Kansan, repro rights activist.

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Blogging about mental illness, narcissistic abuse & survival, feminism, politics. Essayist, journalist, novelist, wife, mom, Kansan, repro rights activist.

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