You’re a Teenager. Your Parent is an Addict. Here Are Some Words for You.

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I always wished I were one of those kids who knew what to expect when they came home from school. They knew their parents were at work, or doing something normal like grocery shopping or relaxing. They could invite friends over without the unspoken anxiety of what they may walk in on.

But that wasn’t my life.

Instead, I was born into a family beaten down and held hostage by addiction, that would one day be ransomed and set free. Read More