Thank you for writing this. I am one of those children who wanted to disappear. Your son is lucky to have you.

My parents never found out. I only survived by wanting to know how the big book that is life continues, and by giving myself a purpose. I wasn’t diagnosed until I was 26. Spent a chunk of my life on Wellbutrin. Takes about a month to kick in, but once it does, works better than most. Meditation does, too. Purpose is the best though. I am almost fourty now, and still kicking. Mostly.

I wish you the best of luck. Hug him, if he likes it. That helps a lot.

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