I thought it was because she needed to experience that stuff to believe. plus she’s strong, Mulder practically offed himself anytime anything bad happened to him.
I love the concept of Scully as a mother, but the writers always had other ideas, which included making her suffer endlessly.
the x files 5.17 all souls
I never understood why she had to go through so much SHIT. She’s been through more crap than a soap opera character…AND OF COURSE THEY COULDN’T TOUCH MULDER’S PRETTY LITTLE HEAD. UGH!