Saturday, January 10, 2015

He's alive. That's all that counts.

"I had let go of vicarious ambition and trivial matters. When your kid is coping with mental illness, you get to the bottom line fast: He’s alive. If you have that, you can start feeling ambition for the child to be healthy and then happy. That’s all that counts."

Here's an excellent, must-read article on parenting adult children with mental illness:  

Princeton Alumni Weekly: What We Didn't Say

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