Louis Theroux - By Reason of Insanity Part 1 (2015)

[–]clitterati 17 points 4 hours ago  When she said she'd never accept his mental illness because it would be like admitting that she gave birth to a nut.. holy shit, my heart sank. permalinksaveparentreportgive goldreply 0/10000BoldItalicstrikesupLink>QuoteCode•Bullets1.NumbersTable Commenting as: Epileptic_underpants macros

Big Editorformatting helpreddiquette Save [–]Frankeh 2 points an hour ago  That bit made me so mad.. I wanted to slap her through the TV. Un-fucking-believable. permalinksaveparentreportgive goldreply [–]Sipues 9 points 6 hours ago  She was weird indeed. She said to herself: "I'm crying. Crying is a sign of weakness." permalinksaveparentreportgive goldreply [–]Labocania 2 points 5 hours ago  Yep, I noticed as well. She doesn't accept his mental illness. permalinksaveparentreportgive goldreply [–]Raimon86 2 points 3 hours ago  I think she herself was dealing with mental illness too. The father seemed normal in comparison to the two of them, I'm not surprised they got divorced! permalinksaveparentreportgive goldreply [–]Originalgreat 1 point 4 hours ago  Agree, but the major contribution came from the amount of LSD he took. If I had to guess. I like guessing. permalinksaveparentreportgive goldreply [–]Frankeh 0 points an hour ago  Yeah, it's generally a bad idea to experiment with drugs until after your brain has done its developing. Recipe for disaster otherwise. permalinksaveparentreportgive goldreply

This is quite common with the older generations though. My uncle ended his life in January after being diagnosed with schizophrenia 10 years ago, and his mother, (my grand mother) still then refused to admit his illness. She even refused to let the other family members mention it in their funeral speeches, despite it being integral to the understanding of his later life, and also to the incident which led to his death...

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