My Sister, My Shadow, My Gypsy Rose

Is it just to murder your abuser?

Amy Punt
Human Parts
Published in
11 min readFeb 7, 2024

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Photo by Peter Forster for Unsplash

Trigger warning: child abuse, childhood sexual abuse, incest, physical abuse, murder

I am connected to Gypsy Rose Blanchard. The evil we each endured at the hands of our mothers marks us forever, and if we’re not careful, it threatens to consume us. I’m worried for her.

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Amy Punt
Human Parts

Writing about Personal Growth, Trauma, Recovery and the cultural moments that reflect our hidden traumas.