The Lindsay Clancy story has Reddit users “rattled.” HOLR is breaking down the story below.
TW: Postpartum Depression (PPD), Postpartum Anxiety (PPA)
Lindsay Clancy has been making headlines across the nation recently after allegedly killing her three children. The chilling case involving the Duxbury, Massachusetts mother has now taken a turn with her husband speaking out about the alleged incident, as mentioned here.
Lindsay Clancy Story
Lindsay Clancy has been accused of killing her three children and attempting to take her own life. Now, her husband, Patrick Clancy, is speaking out and asking the public to forgive his wife amidst these allegations.
Mental health may have played a part in this incident. Lindsay was “reportedly suffering from postpartum psychosis or depression at the time of the alleged murders” as mentioned here. According to this article, “Lindsay allegedly strangled the three children at home, then survived an attempt to take her own life when she jumped out a second-story window.”
Patrick Clancy GoFundMe
Patrick posted the below statement this past weekend via the family’s GoFundMe as. noted here:
“The shock and pain is excruciating and relentless. I’m constantly reminded of them and with the little sleep I get, I dream about them on repeat. Any parent knows, it’s impossible to understand how much you will love your kids until you have them,” he said. “The same goes for understanding the devastation of losing them. Cora, Dawson, and Callan were the essence of my life and I’m completely lost without them.”
When speaking out about his wife, Patrick stated this as mentioned in this article:
“I want to ask all of you that you find it deep within yourselves to forgive Lindsay, as I have,” he said. “The real Lindsay was generously loving and caring towards everyone – me, our kids, family, friends, and her patients.”
Lindsay Clancy Reddit
Reddit users have taken to the platform to discuss the incident at large while also touching on their own experiences with PPD and PPA after learning about the Lindsay Clancy story.
Image Credit: Reddit
As a result, Reddit users are using their voices to raise awareness about the personal struggles associated with dealing with PPD and PPA, and how resources and support are required to help overcome these issues.
Published by HOLR Magazine.