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.

Need Help?

FFP Support Forum - Support and Poetry for Addiction and other issues.
Addiction Help - Resources for Friends, Families and Employers

Addiction Poetry 1-10 of 64

  • by Patricia Daly
  • Published: 1/28/2014
Letter To Drug Dealer From Mother Of Young Addict

A Letter To A Drug Dealer.

As you read this letter I want you to know the devastation that you have caused to families. Perhaps you're beyond caring, all you
see is the money you have made, …

Go to complete poem

  • Stories 1
  • Emailed 12
  • Votes 56
  • Rating: 4.66
Latest Shared Story

I was a addict for 18 years , my parents never seen me sober, before they passed away! Instead I was shunned and pushed out on the street ! The tough love was the only way they knew! Although it …

Read Complete Story

  • by Melissa Scott
  • Published: 8/23/2009
Dad Is An Addict Poem, 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.
He thinks that I won't know it.
He thinks that I can't tell.
But he …

Go to complete poem

  • Stories 30
  • Emailed 98
  • Votes 386
  • Rating: 4.64
Latest Shared Story

I used to be so close to my dad. We spent every second together, then I turned 11. I remember every single detail, my mom beckoning me away saying we had a "girls party" to keep Daddy away, the …

Read Complete Story

Advertisement

  • by Brittany
  • Published: 11/5/2008
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,
But I try to act …

Go to complete poem

  • Stories 42
  • Emailed 148
  • Votes 668
  • Rating: 4.62
Latest Shared Story

My wife and mother of my three beautiful kids is addicted to meth, has been for eight years. She leaves to the shops and we don't see her for weeks. It is tearing my family apart what can I do to …

Read Complete Story

  • by Kayla S. Birdno
  • Published: 2/15/2006
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.

One day it's going …

Go to complete poem

  • Stories 10
  • Emailed 32
  • Votes 593
  • Rating: 4.58
Latest Shared Story

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 disease. Also …

Read Complete Story

  • by Julie
  • Published: 8/20/2009
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.

I've fought with my emotions
I've held them deep inside. …

Go to complete poem

  • Stories 31
  • Emailed 225
  • Votes 455
  • Rating: 4.58
Latest Shared Story

Julie, this poem has not just spoken to me but shouted loudly at me. I have had to break away from my husband because of his alcohol and gambling addictions. I love him dearly but in my late 50's …

Read Complete Story

  • by Cheryl Chartier
  • Published: 2/15/2006
The Year Of The Dragon 1976

Beautiful and bright was the Young Dragon.

Capable and caring,
Sensitive but strong,
The life of the Young Dragon
Couldn't go wrong.

Upright and steadfast,
Courageous with …

Go to complete poem

  • Stories 11
  • Emailed 39
  • Votes 261
  • Rating: 4.58
Latest Shared Story

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 being stable …

Read Complete Story

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.

I never asked for the hurt and pain,
Or …

Go to complete poem

  • Stories 5
  • Emailed 32
  • Votes 209
  • Rating: 4.56
Latest Shared Story

Thank you so much for putting into words what so many of us has felt, but don't have the courage. My mom is an alcoholic, she's in denial still. If you need "just a glass or two" every single night …

Read Complete Story

Advertisement

  • by Lareee
  • Published: 8/24/2010
Killed by A Drunk Driver, 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 …

Go to complete poem

  • Stories 1
  • Emailed 1
  • Votes 49
  • Rating: 4.55
Latest Shared Story

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!

  • by Angelita Alvarez
  • Published: 2/15/2006
Sister Addicted To Drugs Poem, 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 …

Go to complete poem

  • Stories 3
  • Emailed 61
  • Votes 317
  • Rating: 4.54
Latest Shared Story

Heart touching

Addiction Poetry 1-10 of 64

Back to Top