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... It seemed to fit my situation, my dilemna, my concern for our family and our son. I have been on a roller coaster ride of emotions for the last 9 years with my son. I have done the 'what if's' to the point of exhaustion. ... (36 replies)
... health and drugs seem to be tied at the hip. Many drug addicts seem to have mental health issues and drug abuse seems to cause or enhance mental health problems. ... (52 replies)
... us when they NEED us again. It's not really need, it's use. They use us. And they will continue to use us, as long as we allow it. STOP!!!!!!!!!!! Set the rules of your household and stick to them. Don't allow addicts to destroy you! We do allow it!! It's hard not to, I know......believe me I know... ... (11 replies)

... I pray that you can regain your determination to quit drugs. You have so much to 'Live Clean" for. I guess most addicts know that they have so much to be clean for..but like you said, you just don't even know yourself why you would do the drug that took your brothers life. ... (28 replies)
... Hermit, There's usually not much you can do to help someone, someone you love, if they refuse or are not ready to help themselves. He is an adult, and he needs to seek out help when he has hit his own personal bottom. It's very sad for the family of addicts when this happens; but it's important for your folks (and for you) to set strict boundaries and stick to them,... (8 replies)
... I just moved back to the East Coast today from California and I'm staying in the house I grew up in with my parents and brother for a month before I go to school in NC full time. ... (2 replies)
... and he wants you there. Ya, right. He is sucking up to you and pulling at your heart strings. An adult male doesn't need his mommy to go with him to the doctor. Karen, be careful. ... (46 replies)
Why do they do it?
Jun 26, 2006
... We spent tens of thousands of dollars putting our son in rehab treatment. We desparately spent all the money we had hoped we would use for his college education. ... (19 replies)




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