You think parents have a lot to say about their divorce... Lauren Alicia journeys through being a child of divorce now grown in a series of segments and personal letters designed to confront, cope, learn, decide and apply, providing space for readers to write their own personal letter entries. DEAR DIVORCE, THANK YOU (EVEN THOUGH I HATE YOU) SINCERELY, MY PARENTS' GROWN KID: A JOURNEY OF HATE, HEALING AND UNDERSTANDING is an intimate conversation about what it feels and looks like to no longer be permitted to live the normal you always knew, and positively moving forward from our experiences. Alicia confesses moments when her present paid for past hurts of her parents' divorce, making this book for our sanity and the purpose of moving forward to a better place. Through using a conversational writing style, this is a book readers experience, not necessarily a how-to guide, and insight for parents and outsiders (if that makes sense)... Moving past all of divorce's promising statistics for its reality, the family, the people, the normal everyone knew, and the unfiltered honesty...which is where the hate comes in. I may be grown but I m still their kid... Although written from a 20-something year old perspective with parents that divorced after 21 years (and a few months) of marriage over 8 years ago...anyone in (parent or kid, meaning teen or grown like me), surrounded by or around divorce/separation may read it, be able to relate, help and heal through delving into my understanding and experiences, helping to realize your own. -Lauren Alicia, from the Forward Alicia recognizes that she will always be a child of divorce, and nothing will ever change that but hating marriage just because her parents got divorced, or making their decisions her excuses will only keep her STUCK and bitter without a cause. The power of our story could be the key to someone's healing.
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This book is a true insight on the people or person in your life that may have or are in the midst of an "involuntary" demise of what they know/knew as "normal." Thought provoking, check yourself, let your wall down and heart healing book.