I’m sure it’s no coincidence that a new limited series, “Maid,” debuted on Netflix on October 1st, the first day of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The story is inspired by a real survivor’s experience, although names and details are changed, characters are added, etc. The story follows Alex, a single mom who left her emotionally abusive and alcoholic husband in the middle of the night with their daughter, Maddy. Alex faces one challenge and roadblock after another as she fights for an independent life away from her abuser.
I binged the show in just a couple[...]