I largely experienced great kindness in my dark days of parenting. My friends prayed and encouraged while I blamed and shamed myself. But how easy it is for us — for me — to armchair quarterback a parent who is doing the best they can with what they know, or don’t know. Thanks to Katherine Ketcham for a call to grace.
I Hate the Word ‘Enable’: Getting Blamed & Shamed When You Have a Child with an Addiction
Katherine Ketcham has co-authored 17 books, 10 on the subject of addiction and recovery, including the New York Times bestseller “Broken: My Story of Addiction and Redemption,”with William Cope Moyers. Her latest book is “The Only Life I Could Save: A Memoir.”
Ketcham has led treatment and recovery efforts at the Walla Walla Juvenile Justice Center in Washington State, and in 2009, she founded Trilogy Recovery Community.