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.
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Poems About Overcoming Addiction for Families.
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Dad Is An Addict
I can see it in his eyesLatest Shared Story
I understand where your hurt comes from because my family has been through the same road. It's a road that feels like it will never stop, a road that is too far gone. It is hard to believe...
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,Latest Shared Story
My story starts May 12, 1993. I lost my kids due to drugs and alcohol. I had three beautiful children, a boy and two girls. I had four, but she died six days after her birth. My oldest...
Beautiful and bright was the Young Dragon.
Capable and caring,
Sensitive but strong,Latest Shared Story
My eighteen-year-old son is the dragon and for the last two years has been battling the tiger. He is about to go behind bars for the first time, and I pray this is what makes him come back to...
Addiction Suicide Poem
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.Latest Shared Story
My 21 year old son died May 11, 2017. I just don't understand because I had just seen him an hour before. They said he shot and killed himself, but in my heart I can't believe he did that...
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.Latest Shared Story
Such beautiful words. They resonated with me. The most painful thing I go through daily is watching the man I loved turn more and more into a stranger. My children no longer have a fun dad...
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.Latest Shared Story
Wow. This brought back so many painful memories for me, and I can relate to everything you have written. No one who has not been through this will ever understand our pain or our sorrow, our...
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.Latest 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 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.Latest Shared Story
It will be three years this July that I buried my youngest son Benny Jr. He was 33. He left behind 3 sons, ages 11, 6 & 7. He got custody of his two younger sons, mother was a drug addict....
Sister Addicted To Drugs Poem
What happened is what I ask myself every day?
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 kept us far apart.Latest Shared Story
Well I had been using heroin for 4 to 5 years and no attempt to stop worked..nothing worked! I was in a crazy relationship and we both used..I hid it from my friends and family but they knew...
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.Latest Shared Story
I used to tell people I was married to the greatest man I'd ever known. Today I can barely find anything good about him. Fifteen years and truly in love. Loving each other isn't our problem,...
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