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ACOA. Sister. Mom. Wife. Friend. Author. Advocate.
I SEE YOU.
I see the ones so ashamed & scared to speak the truth. I see trauma. I see secrets. I see family members fighting & blaming. I often see doctors & therapists looking in the wrong direction. I see our loved ones dying. I see love. I see hope.
Mostly I see love and hope.
The Sun is Gone – A Memoir
I hope my story challenges your mind, opens your heart and starts the conversation in your own family. Without shame.
"Addiction is a family disease and it will take a change of a whole family to turn it around. A poignant story of sibling love, the ability to change and the impact family structure has on recovery."
-Dr. Frank Lawlis, Author of Not My Child, Chairman of the Dr. Phil Advisory Board and the Co-founder of the Lawlis Peavey PNP Center.