The Book We Wish We Had
What would you do if someone you knew told you they were worthless?
At 10 years old, our son told us no one liked him. He thought he was stupid.
We dismissed it. Of course that wasn't true.
Then, he attempted suicide.
Before he was 11 years old.
The Book We Wish We Had: How we stayed hopeful when hope wasn’t enough.
This book is our story. It is our journey through a maze as we tried to help our son get well. It is dedicated to all the kids and adults who feel alone because no one understands what they’re facing.
It is for all the parents worried about their children, the siblings who feel lost, the teachers who don’t know how to handle a student, the medical professionals who are uncertain how to respond to a patient. It is for friends who are fearful or unsure what to do, and for anyone who simply feels “other.”
This is the book we wish we had.
“Forever thanks to you and Justin for this book. I've just completed my first reading and know I will return to it for more”
- Robin, Cleveland, Ohio