The Girl in My Wallet is a rare look into addiction, abuse, and incarceration. Author Teresa Nickell provides insight into the beliefs that can drive self-destructive behavior. She details aspects of her journey out of the devastating cycle with a level of honesty seldom seen. 

This book is for women who keep repeating the same unhealthy behaviors and for their mentors and loved ones struggling to understand. Teresa writes with kindness and compassion while remaining centered on the core foundation of personal responsibility.

“Nickell tells the story of her long road through addiction and abuse in this inspirational debut memoir…A stirring account of a hard life and hard work.” Kirkus Reviews


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