At long last the phone call.
Then the questions.
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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Death Of My Son From Heroin Overdose
At long last the phone call.Featured Shared Story
I'm crying right now. My son, Christopher, died February 27, 2018. We tried everything to save him. Nothing helped. Now I get blamed for not doing enough. The guilt is bad. I don't have...
Poem About A Family Devastated By Drug Addiction
One pill, two pills, three pills, four.
The children are counting Xanax pills they pick off the floor.
Mommy's sister committed suicide in 2009; that's when this all started.Featured Shared Story
Same here. The full poem was actually 4 pages long; a lot of the story was cut out to meet the size limit. The point where the children decided she chose the drugs over them was because of...
Poem About Brother’s Struggle With Addiction
I've never touched, tasted, or craved you,
But I know you.
I've watched my heroFeatured Shared Story
I immediately caught chills from reading your poem. It brings such sadness upon me. I am so sorry of your loss. Keep every little memory of your brother that you may have and dwell upon those...
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
This poem touched me and fit my situation. My brother, John, died about a year ago on May 12th from an overdose of Heroin laced with Fentanyl. He was 54 years old and had started on drugs...
Dad Is An Addict
I can see it in his eyes
when he comes creeping in.
He's been somewhere he promised me
he'd never go again.Featured Shared Story
My dad and mom did meth, and they struggled with marijuana. I lost my dad to that. He let the drugs take over, and now I am sitting in foster care for a 3rd year and getting adopted in the...
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
I know your pain, but when the state removed my children over a positive drug test for meth, I was given a list of things to do and was told if I didn't do them, I would lose my kids and my...
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
This poem touched my heart. My husband has been battling addiction for 2+ years. We have been together for 14 years. He has always treated me like a queen. We share 3 beautiful & intelligent...
Impact Of Drug Addiction On Loved Ones
You don't know me,
and I promise you never will.
You've taken over my best friend.
His soul you're out to steal.Featured Shared Story
Sweet Lilly, both my parents were and still are and I'm 33 years old. All I've ever wanted was to have normal parents. Somehow I became an addict at the age of 19 to oxicontin and then have...
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...
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