Suicidality/homicidally Cindy Lou Who reports no thoughts about committing suicide in the last week. However she does think about suicided often. She has attempted to take her life once in the last year. Cindy Lou Who reported that she has not had any thoughts of hurting someone else last three months. She reported that she has not made homicidal times in the last three months.
In September of 1969, Norma McCovey was facing an unintended condition. She was pregnant; furthermore, she was a 22 years old divorcee who was recently unemployed. To add, her parents were raising her five-year-old daughter. It was for those reasons McCorvey did not want to endure another pregnancy. Conversely, Texas law had forbidden abortion; with the only exclusion to prevent a woman from losing her life.
Fatima is 69 years old Jordanian woman, a widow since she was 35 years old, lived in Kuwait until she is 50 years, then she came to live in Jordan. Fatima has 2 daughters living in Amman and 4 sons living in Saudi Arabia. She lives in Amman in an apartment alone. Fatima has type2 diabetes, uncontrolled by oral medication. Fatima is not committed to medical advice regarding her prescribed diet, exercise, and medication regimen.
The main thing that she has done is looking after little Mae Mobley. Her mother, Miss Leefolt never picked up her own baby after they done birthing as well as that she didn’t like to look after her own baby: “What I am doing wrong? Why can’ I stop it?” That “it`’ already showed to us that she didn’t like her baby and something was wring with this situation. Miss Leefolt looked really skinny. She is twenty-three years old.
After a while, her mother says that Amy has to practice. Because Amy has made up her mind, she refuses to go. To make her mother go away, she decided to bring up something that will deeply disturb her mother. She brings up her mother two dead babies. She says, ‘“You want me to be someone I’m not!” I sobbed.
If Lyddie did work at the factory she would have no place and could possibly be living on the street. In a particular situation Learns that if she signs the petition she could get dismissed. “ Should you sign the petition Betsy they’ll dismiss you” (page 91 ). Lyddie could get fired if she signs the petition which means she would have to leave the corporation and as said before Lyddie would have nowhere to go. Not only would Lyddie have no shelter, but now she has the responsibility of caring for her little sister who unexpectedly came to stay with her.
On 10-19-15, Linda (grandmother) picked Catyln up from Onnie’s home. Linda is not capable of caring for Catlyn. Linda is ill and abuses her medications. Linda would tell Catlyn that she is going to end up like her mother, or go to jail. Catlyn threatens to run away if no one helps her.
The perils of psychiatric medicine greatly affected Esther’s life. In chapter 10, when Teresa, their family doctor, refused to prescribe stronger sleeping pills for Esther anymore, because Esther was unable to sleep and read anymore. She (Teresa) referred Esther to a psychiatrist, Doctor Gordon. In Chapter 11, Esther later on realized that she was not sleeping for seven nights. She also realized that she has not had taken a bath, washed her hair and changed her clothes for three weeks either.
A mother and daughter’s conflict in “Everyday Use” is about their heritage overall. In the end of the story, Dee tells Mama, “What don’t I understand?” I wanted to know. “Your heritage,” she said.” (Walker 17) Dee has gone out and learned an outside look of her culture. She is from the outside looking whereas Mama is living the culture. But, yet, Dee tells her mother that she doesn’t understand her culture.
Frankie Evens lost everything with only two words “I’m gay”. She’s been gay her whole life, but with her homophobic parents, she was unable to tell anyone except for her younger brother and her best friend. Both of which accepted her no matter what. Soon after coming out by accident, Frankie’s parents kicked her out which forced Frankie into foster care. Even with everything happening, Frankie only worried about her brother, who was a bisexual boy left alone in an unsafe home.