Tuesday, July 27, 2010

The Play

I took Ricki to a theatrical performance last night (taking her was easier than finding a sitter), and she enjoyed the play , although the story was WAY over her head. Most importantly, she behaved excellently.
The play was about a woman with postpartum depression, and although the subject DOES need more publicity in our community, I felt that the story was misleading in some ways. Worst of all, the woman gets miraculously better when a social worker is called to investigate her suitability as a parent. Note that she makes instant recovery, under pressure, with out medication, treatment , or help. Now that is NOT very realistic, is it?

1 comment:

Batya said...

Actually, from what you wrote, it's a dangerous message. There should be more written about the importance of treating that condition. It's a matter of life and death.