In Ethan’s childhood home, it was as if all his family members fought for centre stage as they played out their struggles. He needed to grow up quickly to meet the high emotional needs, but there was no room for his own.
The night I met James, there was a terrible storm and it was pouring outside. It was a few years ago, shortly after I first started as a youth worker at Covenant House. It was time for the youth to head up to bed for the night. While on the boys’ floor, two other members [...]