‘The Painted Mirage ‘ By Vashti

The story of Rachel, a young mother in a relationshp with the father of her 3 children who controls her with his money and abuses her with his mouth. What can Rachel learn about herself from this expereine? Will she leave? Will Racchel stay? How will this impact Rachel’s 3 children? Can Rachel continue smiling although she feels like she want to cry?

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