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  •  As a former "disabled" student, I support diarist (6+ / 0-)

    Using that detachment thing we Aspies have, I see the diarist being honest and logical, and the commenter you are replying to as being caught up in a whirlpool of emotionalism.   Maybe this was a "trigger" that sent her back into a very painful memory.

    Mothers take a lot of blame for "imperfect" children, feel ashamed and guilty, feel anger they daren't express, fear the future, can't bear it and may blindly strike at/displace onto others.   Not cool, any of it, but it happens.

    "Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold...The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity" -W.B. Yeats

    by LucyandByron on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 03:16:16 PM PST

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