New PDF release: Blinded by Hope: One Mother’s Journey Through Her Son’s

By Meg McGuire

ISBN-10: 163152125X

ISBN-13: 9781631521256

someday a teenage boy will get on his motorcycle and rides 40 miles up California’s Pacific Coast road to prevent inflicting an earthquake he fears will endanger his mom and sister. however the quake he's experiencing isn't really coming from underneath the earth; it’s the onset of bipolar ailment.

Blinded by way of Hope describes what it’s prefer to have an strangely vibrant, artistic child—and then to have that kid all of sudden be hit with an sickness that defies description and treatment. through the years, McGuire attributes her son’s misplaced jobs, damaged relationships, felony issues, and periodic hospitalizations to the manic section of his disease, denying the severity of his turning out to be drug use—but finally, she has to stand her personal dependancy to rescuing him, and to forge a direction for herself towards reputation, resilience, and love. A wakeup name in regards to the epidemic of psychological sickness, substance abuse, and mass incarceration in our society, Blinded by means of Hope shines a gentle at the shadow of kinfolk dynamics that disgrace, lack of know-how, and stigma infrequently enable the general public see, and asks the query: How does a mom cope while love isn't really enough?

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