The Sentence of a Broken Heart

When your child is suffering from substance use disorder, you are given a life sentence of a broken heart.

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I look at your picture framed on my desk. It’s of you, and your sisters, and you guys are all grown up. Everyone is smiling, and all dressed up for a wedding. It was a happy day. I love this picture. I look into your eyes, and my heart hurts.