‘The Queen’s Gambit’ — This Is How Traumatized Children Survive

‘The Queen’s Gambit’ — This Is How Traumatized Children Survive

The Queen’s Gambit is a tale of chess and childhood tragedy. This riveting series shows us clearly that when traumatized children try to survive adulthood, they may have questionable ways of coping. But there’s a big difference in how these children survive and the ways that actually help them. It’s important to know that difference. Beth Harmon from Netflix’s The Queen’s Gambit learned how to cope. And no, drugs weren’t the answer. Read Article (Written for and published on YourTango.com)

2 Comments
  • Tami
    Posted at 07:32h, 13 April Reply

    I found your site while reading about one of my favorite movies, The Phantom Thread and you cleared up a great deal about those character’s motivations. The Queen’s Gambit is another recent favorite. Thank you for the analysis. It was enlightening and helped me understand the characters and the story better. I’ll keep this site bookmarked.

    • Dr. Sandra E. Cohen
      Posted at 09:26h, 15 April Reply

      Thank you so much for commenting and reading! I’m very glad my pieces were helpful and enlightening.

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