The story starts from the time I was born to the present. It entails the control endured from my mother as well as my husband. It describes the emotional and physical abuse I received from my mother until my marriage, and the emotional and total control of my husband during my marriage. It tells the problems that I encountered within my marriage with my children as well as my husband. It presents a family trying to survive without giving or receiving love. It shows me desperately trying to hold together something that had not chance of survival without all of us working at it. It describes details of certain situations with my mother, husband and children. It show how inadequate I was until I got help.