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Saying The Shining was about domestic abuse seems too obvious: what else could it be when a husband is chasing his wife and son with an axe? But, making a film created horror out of two things where you should feel safe: home and your dad (or husband). Director Stanly Kubrick actually created a metaphor for the experience of the "battered wife," a term that was just emerging in the late '70s. Gen X'er Tara McNamara gives insight into what was going on with '80s families, while 18-year-old Riley Roberts tells parents the dark truth they must know about Gen Z and suicide.

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