Life amid the ruins of QAnon: ‘I wanted my family back’
An outbreak of QAnon support is putting immense pressure on relationships across America. Greg Jaffe and Jose A. Del Real examine how people are turning to online support groups for advice on coping with family members who are part of the ever-growing community of conspiracy theory believers. "'My mom has been into QAnon since it got started,' wrote the QAnonCasualties founder, who has since deactivated his Reddit account. 'The ignorance, bigotry and refusal to question the ‘plan’ has only gotten worse over time. I’m always torn between stopping communication with her because it only seems to make me feel terrible, and feeling like it’s my responsibility to lead her back to reality.'"
From The Washington Post