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Unformatted text preview: doing well. f. John & Mary's daughter Polly attempted suicide over and over and over and over. g. Grandaughter Mariette: "We couldn't talk about feelings, we couldn't talk about affection, we couldn't talk about touching, but we could talk about sex. (Big John's influence was keenly felt.) Years later, when I was crossing a congested boulevard in Los Angeles, I took Mom's hand, but she pulled it away. "Don't. People will think we're lesbians." Went through therapy and appears from her biography to be living a reasonbly successful, healthy life. I was twenty-six before I knew what anger was. Like Dad, I kept turning it on myself. I did everything not to get angry, including marrying a husband who beat me up. There are various kinds of suicide....
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2011 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.
- Fall '09