Addiction Poems about Family

Addiction Poems about Family

Poems From Family Members Of Addicts. Sons, Daughters, Wives And Husbands

When a family member becomes addicted to drugs or alcohol, it affects the whole family unit. No one is sure what to do or how to react. This is a often a time to practice tough love. Family members must be firm with the addict in order not to be guilty of becoming enablers for his or her addiction. When the addict reaches rock bottom, he may realize that it is his responsibility to rebuild his life. Now it is up to him claw his way out of the hole he has dug. His friends and family can either help or hinder his efforts.

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Dad Is An Addict Poem
  • By Melissa Scott
  • Published: August 2009
Because He Loves Cocaine

I can see it in his eyes
when he comes creeping in.
He's been somewhere he promised me
he'd never go again....

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  • Rating 4.61
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My 25 year old son was addicted to alcohol, drugs, food, round the clock role-playing video games, you name it. They started after a breakdown precipitated by his father. Since he became...

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  • By Brittany
  • Published: November 2008
My Mother Vs. Meth

Most days I feel like screaming at the top of my lungs,
I want my mother back who is this monster you have become?

I really haven't known who you are for quite a while,...

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  • Rating 4.60
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Thank you for sharing your story in this poem. I recently took legal custody of my two grandchildren from their meth addicted parents. This poem validates that what I am doing is right, and...

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  • By Kayla S. Birdno
  • Published: February 2006
Please Stop Drinking, Mom

I smell the whiskey on your breath.
And you beg for me to put your temper to the test.
You slap me around, and call me names.
Mom, I'm sick of playing these games....

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  • Rating 4.59
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Angie is right. This is a disease. I put my kids through what your going through. I've been sober and clean 1 year 2 months. But it's still heartbreaking that I did put them through my...

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  • By Cheryl Chartier
  • Published: February 2006
The Year Of The Dragon 1976

Beautiful and bright was the Young Dragon.

Capable and caring,
Sensitive but strong,...

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  • Rating 4.58
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Cheryl - I cannot begin to tell you how much your poem meant to me - I've been dealing w/My son who is now 18, heroin addiction for two years and subsequent issues with Bi-polar and not...

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  • By Julie
  • Published: August 2009
Husband and The Battle Of Addiction

The words that have yet been spoken
the things I need to say.
To voice what's within my heart
I just can't find a way....

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  • Rating 4.56
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As am I for the past 2 and a half years... I just don't know what to do anymore. I pray though, not like I should, but I believe in god...I'm dealing with the same battle.

  • By Monica Joyce
  • Published: June 2007
My Last Pain

Another spill down the drain,
one more pill to drown my pain.
Is it a cover up or a disguise
I don't think I'll ever stop and realize....

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  • Stories 6
  • Emailed 34
  • Votes 263
  • Rating 4.54
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I was addicted to pain pills for 10 years and I'm now 29 years old. When I read this it brought me to tears. I remember the feeling of being alone and not caring who I hurt as long as I got...

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Sister Addicted To Drugs Poem
  • By Angelita Alvarez
  • Published: February 2006
What Happened?

What happened is what I ask myself everyday.
What was she thinking knowing she'd be putting her life to waste.
This is my sister and I love her with all my heart,
But doing drugs has only kept us far apart....

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  • Stories 4
  • Emailed 62
  • Votes 418
  • Rating 4.53
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My sister was everything to me, I too now have to live with the remains of her beauty thanks to that stupid drug

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Teenager Killed By A Drunk Driver Poem
Red Light

He was the most loved with a million friends.
Football star with so many wins.
He had the cutest smile that you would ever see.
He was the funniest person that you would ever meet....

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  • Votes 251
  • Rating 4.53
I Never Asked You To Be My Dad

I never asked you to be my Dad,
To slap me around and treat me bad.
I never asked you to drink alcohol,
I never asked for anything at all....

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  • Stories 6
  • Emailed 32
  • Votes 267
  • Rating 4.53
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I love this poem. It explains how I feel exactly. My dad is also an alcoholic and has always thought that buying me things would make up for the way he treats me when he's drunk. I really...

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Killed by A Drunk Driver
  • By Lareee
  • Published: August 2010
Six Years Old Today

He would be 6 years old today, daddy's little man,
mama's little cuddle bug and Grammy's little ham.
I should be baking cake today, chocolate's what he'd crave.
Instead I'm buying flowers to place upon his grave....

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I'm a heroin addict and on methadone, I have been clean for 8 days, but the cravings are really strong, I enjoy reading these poems, but I don't know who to turn to!

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