Flirtin' with the Monster: Your Favorite Authors on Ellen Hopkins' Crank and Glass - Letting a Loved One Go by Gail Giles Summary & Analysis

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Letting a Loved One Go by Gail Giles Summary and Analysis

There comes a point in the meth addiction of a family member when it is time to stop the bleeding - to cut the destruction out of a family. In Kristina's case, the family decided to stop enabling her. But would that be enough to save her? In Kristina's story, help and support were toxic to her. Deep down Kristina felt guilt. Kristina had a problem with self-worth but she hated herself more when her parents continued to help her despite what she was doing to them.

Cutting an addicted person off is the only way to save him. If a fourteen-year-old has a parent who is an addict, how does a child turn his mother or father away? If there is physical or sexual abuse, the...

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