I can see it in his eyes
when he comes creeping in.
He's been somewhere he promised me
he'd never go again.
Addiction Poems about Family
Loving an Addict Poems
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.
Poems About Overcoming Addiction for Families.
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Dad Is An Addict
I can see it in his eyesFeatured Shared Story
I feel the same stuff you do, except my mom doesn't do drugs and I'm not in foster car. I hope you and your siblings find the right fit for you. Stay positive, and remember to never give up.
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,Featured Shared Story
Why does this happen to so many innocent children? As the daughter of a drug addict, it is not fun. I have not seen my mother in 5 years. She is to the the point that she is passed out on the...
For Family When Addiction Leads To Suicide
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.Featured Shared Story
My brother died last week, 6/16/18, from a heroin overdose. We, too, could not see his body because it was decomposed, found under the boardwalk in Belmar. He struggled with addiction,...
Wife On Husband's 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.Featured Shared Story
Today would have been my husband's 47th birthday. He died a year ago. I had divorced him. I loved and still love him so much. He was an amazing, beautiful, funny, intelligent soul. We stopped...
Beautiful and bright was the Young Dragon.
Capable and caring,
Sensitive but strong,Featured Shared Story
This poem has struck me so very deeply. I am glad to have stumbled upon it. As a young mother of two and a second generation addict, I have many doubts in myself and my success. In front of...
Poem About Abusive Alcoholic
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.Featured Shared Story
I have to disagree with your last sentence because nothing is stronger than a mother's love for her children. That is a lie from Satan himself! Addiction is only stronger than the mind of an...
Poem About My Relationship With An Addict
That monkey on your back,
He's a tricky little guy.
I thought that he was dead and gone.
I thought he said goodbye.Featured Shared Story
I can relate a lot to this as well. I'm married to an addict. He just got out of prison this month and is already back in jail for meth. He's 40 years old and we have four kids together, and...
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.Featured Shared Story
Your poems really touched me. I have a dad who drinks and parties a lot on weekdays. My brother and I don't like it at all. He beats me when he's drunk. I cry at night wishing my late mom can...
Poem To My Meth Addict Husband
You act like I know nothing about it, but I know enough.
I know what it has done to you, I know what it's done to us.
You're no longer a real person, more like a puppet on a string.
Every single move you make is controlled by methamphetamine.Featured Shared Story
I caught my wife smoking Meth with both my teen daughters. I immediately moved out, opened my own accounts, and filed for divorce. This explains why we never had money. It was spent on drugs....
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