Children of Addicts
In her book, Inside My Heart, Robin devotes a chapter to one of her biggest struggles " growing up with her father's alcohol addiction " and the choices she made at a young age that helped her become who she is today.
James was adored by his community and won the race for mayor by a landslide. But now, his wife, Jill, says he's the town drunk and a horrible influence on their 15-year-old son.
James' and Jill's son, Robert, says he has only known two parts to his father: the angry side and the drunk side. He searches the house for his father's booze, empties the bottles and collects them like trophies.
Pat Summerall has been known as the voice of the NFL, but life on the fast track nearly killed him. He calls his intervention in 1992 "wrenching, heartbreaking and profoundly embarrassing," but says he'll forever be grateful for it.
Inside My Heart: Choosing to Live with Passion and Purpose
By Robin McGraw
- National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA)
- Al-Anon and Alateen
- Adult Children of Alcoholics World Service Organization (ACOA WSO)
- Alcoholics Anonymous
- For information on treatment centers in your area, go to www.findtreatment.