CTC (Maria T.) step Throughout the book we watch Maria change and become the person she turned into. Maria is a character who is deeply rooted by love and her husband. She is also affected by how others perceive her.
"Groups run by women are our psychic turf; our place to discover who we are, or who we could become, as whole independent beings. Somewhere in our lives, each of us needs a free place. A little psychic territory.