We are the parents of 3 children, a 2 daughters and a son. Our son is the youngest. Our son has been an addict for 5 years, he is now 20 years old. our daughters have never had this problem. Dad and Mom has never had an addiction problem, so I guess "they" are right. This can happen to anyone and in any family.
We are a solid middle class family, that live in a suburban community outside of a midwestern city. The community and school district is small and local where everyone knows everyone. The area has a small local weekly newspaper. There are churchs on just about every corner. Dad and mom have been married 32 years, teenage sweethearts. Involved for years in everything with the kids and schools, sports, and community. Guess I am trying to shatter all the sterotypes first.