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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: Aug 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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  • Stories 31
  • Emailed 98
  • Votes 436
  • Rating: 4.64
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Hi, I am a 34 yr. old mother of 2, with 1 on the way. The father of my unborn is highly addicted to …

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  • by Brittany
  • Published: Nov 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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  • Stories 44
  • Emailed 148
  • Votes 724
  • Rating: 4.63
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I've never told the story of my life but yet it's comforting to see more people have been through …

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Poem About Effects Of A Sibling's Drug Addiction
  • by B. J. Hollister
  • Published: 9/14/2014
The Shooting Star

The shooting stars we used to see,
Up in the sky, just you and me,
Those are the times I hold so dear,
Laughing, joking, we had no fear.…

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  • Emailed 0
  • Votes 20
  • Rating: 4.6
  • by Kayla S. Birdno
  • Published: Feb 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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  • Stories 10
  • Emailed 32
  • Votes 603
  • 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 …

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  • by Julie
  • Published: Aug 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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  • Stories 35
  • Emailed 226
  • Votes 531
  • Rating: 4.59
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My husband has been addicted to something since one known him. For the last 4 years (that I know …

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  • by Cheryl Chartier
  • Published: Feb 2006
The Year Of The Dragon 1976

Beautiful and bright was the Young Dragon.

Capable and caring,
Sensitive but strong,…

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  • Stories 11
  • Emailed 39
  • Votes 268
  • Rating: 4.59
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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 …

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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 5
  • Emailed 32
  • Votes 219
  • Rating: 4.57
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Thank you so much for putting into words what so many of us has felt, but don't have the courage. …

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Sister Addicted To Drugs Poem
  • by Angelita Alvarez
  • Published: Feb 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,…

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  • Stories 3
  • Emailed 62
  • Votes 337
  • Rating: 4.56
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Heart touching

  • by Monica Joyce
  • Published: Jun 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 5
  • Emailed 34
  • Votes 209
  • Rating: 4.54
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This is a very sad poem. It has hit me so hard as I have just lost my daughter a month ago to a …

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