“Obduracy is the first sign of insanity. The schizophrenic actually believes that whatever he sees and narrates is happening. What we call hallucinations are very real to him, and it impacts his body systems.”
She is no longer in the classroom. Scenes of the physical and verbal scuffles between her parents float before her eyes.
Her father died an ignominious death. How she wished they knew…. he needed professional help, not hatred.