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
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  • 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 43
  • Emailed 148
  • Votes 685
  • Rating: 4.63
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My mother was a beautiful woman nice, pretty face. I can't even remember when she was using, all I …

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  • 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…

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  • Stories 1
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  • Votes 70
  • Rating: 4.63
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I was a addict for 18 years , my parents never seen me sober, before they passed away! Instead I …

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  • 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 599
  • Rating: 4.58
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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 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 266
  • 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 …

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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 33
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  • Rating: 4.57
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Thank you for this. My husband has been addicted to pills for 9 years and while I love him with all …

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Killed by A Drunk Driver
  • by Lareee
  • Published: Aug 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.…

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  • Emailed 1
  • Votes 50
  • Rating: 4.56
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I'm a heroin addict and on methadone, I have been clean for 8 days, but the cravings are really …

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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 325
  • Rating: 4.55
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Heart touching

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 213
  • Rating: 4.55
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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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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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  • Stories 0
  • Emailed 23
  • Votes 227
  • Rating: 4.53

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