Nervous Breakdown

The Nervous Breakdown – Miltown and Mad Men

When I was a child back in the Dark Ages of the 60’s I remember hearing the term, Nervous Breakdown, when listening intently under the table to the to the adult conversation going on at the surface by a group of neighborhood ladies in hushed tones. Reminded many times that “children are seen but not heard, “I knew that the group above would not even be aware of my presence and I might be privy to some really juicy gossip.