We Let Fathers Walk and Crucify Mothers Who Can’t Cope

Trial by gender is rampant when it comes to parenting the severely disabled.

Matilda Fairholm
Fearless She Wrote
Published in
4 min readDec 31, 2019

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Photo by Milada Vigerova on Unsplash

In 2001 and after four miscarriages, I finally held a real live baby in my arms. By the time Jack was born I was already terrified of my husband. I resented being followed, controlled, and told what to eat, wear and do. I was ridiculed and…

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Matilda Fairholm
Fearless She Wrote

Writing to rescue others from the devastation of domestic abuse, and learning to live better. https://matildafairholm.medium.com/membership