Frontal Lobotomy, repressed memory, this–all cut from the very same bolt of cloth.
Those of us who have been around the medical world for a bit are all too familiar with this particular animal!
Reed says what Caroline describes is not appropriate care. For one thing, she says, “No parent should feel pressured. That is not true informed consent.”
No, no it isn’t.
And the divorce makes this MUCH worse. The disagreement over treatment becomes a HUGE proxy battle for the existing conflicts between the two former spouses–that, of course, increases the distress of the child involved.
Misery galore for everyone!