The Non-living Room
The forbidden space
I grew up with a mother who was a psychopath. Her psychological disorders were far too numerous to mention them all but one of them was obsessive/compulsive disorder (OCD). It made life in our home rather unpleasant.
One of her most obsessive/compulsive behaviors involved cleanliness and a pathological fear of germs. She was obsessed with maintaining a germ-free home…