Netflix’s Maid is an unfiltered portrayal of single motherhood

(…) the terror of one person Aching in one place Alone Read any privileged motherhood blog and two of the main pieces of advice that are repeatedly drilled into new mothers are a) “it takes a village” and b) “ask for help”. But as Alex can vouch for, motherhood can be incredibly lonely – even more so when in an abusive relationship. Even if it means waking in the dead of night and silently escaping the only place she’s called home for years, in favour of the backseat of her…