Download e-book for kindle: Catastrophe: Oy Vey my child is gay (and an addict) by Anne Lapedus Brest

By Anne Lapedus Brest

ISBN-10: 1920601368

ISBN-13: 9781920601362

disaster is the tale of a Jewish mom who discovers, a lot to her surprise and horror, that not just is her well-grounded, appealing, 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 international of Shabbos dinners, procuring centres and kin gatherings is shaken to the center as a gloomy global, choked with lies, desperation, pawn retailers and solid cheques, turns into an everyday occurrence.

It’s a narrative that might resonate with each guardian, brother, sister, husband, spouse or good friend of an addict: the helplessness, the disappointment, the denial, the phobia, the fake supplies, the bankruptcy, the shameful degradation and the noose of unconditional love.

Catastrophe is additionally a warning 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 course. instructed in an easy-to-read and sometimes enjoyable means, the e-book will tell and teach at the tell-tale symptoms of habit, and provides functional support and insights to the household of addicts to assist navigate their method via it.

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

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