My previous books talk about what it’s like for children of alcoholics, and were written to give hope to those hiding in their closets at night as I did.
A poisoning that almost killed me, and the depression that followed, almost ended everything.
SIG: How do you feel about popular dating apps, like Tinder?
SS: I’m probably the last person who would be qualified to discuss a dating app.
It wasn’t fun growing up in that environment, but today I look back at my father as my greatest teacher.
Our relationship forced me to find the strength to forgive him, and work to move on in life with an open and happy heart. If I hadn’t done the work, I don’t know what my life would be like today. That’s what I mean when I say he was the perfect father.
You have to deeply care about each other, and learn and grow together.