Hallmark, makers of kitsch and cute-sy greetings cards, are now promoting their new line for traumatic life events. Friend had a miscarriage? Send them a Hallmark card! Eating Disorder threatening a friends health? Post-partum depression? Friend leaving an abusive relationship? Send them a Hallmark card! The list of “life conditions” for which the new cards are designed includes, according to Hallmark,
Divorce, Eating Disorder, Grief, Traumatic Loss, Leaving a bad situation, Losing hair from treatments, Miscarriage, Post-partum depression, Quitting a bad habit, Tough times, Waiting for Results
Not only does the mind boggle but words fail me.