Help! I'm Addicted: A Trans Girl's Self-Discovery and Recovery (Paperback)Rhyannon Styles (author)
'Invaluable' SUNDAY TIMES
'Beautifully written, utterly relatable' JUNO ROCHE
'An act of love' PLANNINGTOROCK
My name is Rhyannon, and I'm an addict.
In 2012, Rhyannon Styles began her gender transition, and attended her first 12-Step meeting - beginning two journeys which changed the course of her life.
Using her personal narrative as a springboard for exploring addiction, recovery and LGBTQ+ mental health, Rhyannon writes with searing honesty about the complexity of her experiences. The book spans a range of addictions including alcohol, food, sex and relationships, the internet and narcotics, and highlights the ways in which addiction and the transition process can overlap.
A first-of-its kind narrative, and a powerful account of recovery, this book offers advice, hope and support for those struggling with addiction in its many forms.
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 260 g
Dimensions: 214 x 138 x 24 mm
Beautifully written, utterly relatable and hugely readable from the get-go. -- Juno Roche, writer and campaigner
An act of love for the LGBTQIA+ community -- PLANNINGTOROCK
Styles provides a brave insight into the psychological toll and knock-on behaviours that can come with changing gender and being stigmatised by society.
The memoir serves an important account of the myriad challenges that transgender people often battle in a bid for self-worth, acceptance and love. For some in the trans community it could be invaluable.
Instantly relatable. A valuable resource in the fight against isolation. * Therapy Today *
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