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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  • Emailed 98
  • Votes 816
  • Rating 4.65
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Get professional help before you teach your daughter that drug use is a normal part of her life. Do you want to see her go down the same route as you? It happens. Be a man she can be proud...

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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 4.63
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I can only imagine my daughter thinking the same, I quit too, because of family we sometimes find strength, though for some sadly they cannot re salvage theirs. We are strong women,...

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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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  • Stories 11
  • Emailed 39
  • Votes 372
  • Rating 4.62
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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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Addiction Suicide Poem
  • By Jacqueline Grieve
  • Published: March 2011
It's Me

Hey, you guys, don't feel guilty,
It was just my time to go.
I can see you're all feeling sad,
I can see the tears still flow.

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  • Stories 14
  • Emailed 36
  • Votes 227
  • Rating 4.61
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I was shocked when I read this poem as a very good friend of mine lost her son in October of 2015 at age 28 due to an overdose. He was found in a field close to the woods and due to the body...

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Poem About Abusive Alcoholic
  • 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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  • Emailed 32
  • Votes 748
  • 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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Poem About Wife Dealing With Husband's Addiction
  • 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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  • Stories 41
  • Emailed 226
  • Votes 1029
  • Rating 4.58
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This poem is exactly what I needed to read. I fell in love with an incredibly intelligent and kind individual who made me feel absolutely beautiful. I had 0 doubts in my mind that I would...

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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 6
  • Emailed 32
  • Votes 338
  • Rating 4.57
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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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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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  • Rating 4.54
Poem About Meth Controlling A Person
  • By Jessica Eck
  • Published: June 11, 2015
Words Of A Silent Killer

You think you have control
But I am the one who has it
You do not, not in the least bit
I make you cry because if I don't then people wonder why

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  • Rating 4.54
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I am an addict myself who lost my children after raising them on my own for 12 years. Got addicted to crack cocaine. It took me 15 years but I finally realized my kids and now grandkids meant...

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The Monster's Name Is DOPE
  • By Sue Cushing
  • Published: June 2011
My Josh

In my mind I hold a picture
Of how we used to be
For everything you needed
You could turn to me.

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  • Rating 4.54
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A touching poem. I have been an addict of kuber and ground earth tobacco since my days in high school. The hardest battle is that which you fight against oneself. It took me a step of faith...

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