My friends know that I am a big fan of movies. The only reason I have a TV at home is to watch films on it and of course HBO and Netflix are also available. While I prefer movies, many of my friends are crazy about series, so they always get new information/recommendations about what is worth watching. That’s what happened with “Babylon Berlin” - now I can’t wait for the next season -, “Golden Life” - was so exciting that I watched the last season in one weekend. -, “Billions”, “Chernobyl”, “The Loudest Voice” and “Patrick Melrose”.
Luckily, my friends warned me that, with the last three series and especially “Patrick Melrose”, I should sit down calmly and watch it but definitely stay outside of it. This series is based on a true story about the childhood and adult years of the Englishman Edward St Aubyn. He needed several decades to work through the abuse of his father – which started when he was 3 years old -, and his mother’s denial and neglect.
At the weekend I met a girlfriend who also works with astrosophy. She told me about one of her clients who works with kids who grew up in similar family situations. Recently, a teenage girl attacked her father, who had abused her since she was 3 years old, with a knife. Her mother knew about it but didn’t do anything. The girl found no other escape, but the knife …
I would like to encourage you all, as individuals who have an impact on your environment, that if you even just suspect such a case, please DO NOT leave it unmentioned and DO NOT close your eyes and ears, but rather look for the best solution for the affected child! Many Thanks!