Anne Lapedus Brest's Catastrophe: Oy Vey my child is gay (and an addict) PDF

By Anne Lapedus Brest

disaster is the tale of a Jewish mom who discovers, a lot to her surprise and horror, that not just is her well-grounded, attractive, proficient, and King David-educated daughter homosexual – yet she’s additionally a down-and-out drug addict, hopelessly addicted to hugely addictive Cat (a man made amphetamine containing the substance methcathinone).

When Anne Lapedus Brest discovers the key lifetime of her daughter Angela, this mother’s as soon as secure little global of Shabbos dinners, procuring centres and kinfolk gatherings is shaken to the center as a depressing international, packed with lies, desperation, pawn outlets and solid cheques, turns into a regular occurrence.

It’s a narrative that may resonate with each guardian, brother, sister, husband, spouse or buddy of an addict: the helplessness, the disappointment, the denial, the fear, the fake delivers, the bankruptcy, the shameful degradation and the noose of unconditional love.

Catastrophe is additionally a take-heed call to habit, the scourge that is affecting 1 in each eight South Africans, that spans throughout faith, color and creed, sparing none alongside its starving direction. instructed in an easy-to-read and sometimes unique approach, the ebook will tell and train at the tell-tale symptoms of habit, and provides useful support and insights to the household of addicts to assist navigate their means via it.

Ultimately disaster is a narrative of wish and redemption as addict Angela claws her means into restoration whereas mom Anne’s unconditional love and incessant help for her daughter shine and triumph.

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