There was much pressure at that time to do so, the women's movement was strong and the glass ceiling low, but I found much reward in being a special education teacher, rather than a leader or principal.
This is a comforting book for a parent who has lost a child to addiction. There are many mothers blamed for the deaths of their children. It is difficult to watch your child, or any loved one, sinking into the depths of despair. Mental health issues are far more complex, and there is much stigma around them. Too many misunderstand, especially family, also friends, and employers.
Well written, it was a good read, although painful. The confirmation from the afterlife can be comforting. What I found interesting is that it fits in with messages from beyond, a theme I've found in several other books I've recently reviewed, e.g.
Cobelo, Carolyn E.; Bridge to Beyond.