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... Coping With Adult Children Who Have Addictions And Have Chosen To Continue With The Addiction Is Extremely Difficult For Me, A Mother. Any Suggestion Of How To Live With The Strong Possibililty That I Will Outlive My Children? ... (7 replies)
... hello, again, I tryed alanon here in my home town, and I didnt seem to fit in, I try to tell my self I had nothing to do with both my sons addiction, But I do no that the childhood was not the best with out me there, they have grandparents that give them anything thay wont, and that was a big proublem all there life, and they are still giving, I love my sons, but I have no... (7 replies)
... The only way for you to cope with your childs drug problem is for you to put the problem where it belongs, with the addict, not you. I have learnt to detach fron my son over many years. Only now am I able to accept him for who he is. ... (7 replies)

... I am in the same shoes as you, only my son is younger, and we have been dealing with the problem for about three years rather than for 15 like you. ... (11 replies)
... 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. I have done everything I could think of to stand in my son's ways of self destruction. ... (36 replies)
... What a terrible experience you have endured with your child trying to commit suicide. No parent should have to experience that fear and pain. ... (52 replies)
... d me and the world for his downfall. He CAN NOT learn from his mistakes. It's interesting that you say he has 'severe learning disability'. Has he been diagnosed with that? ... (36 replies)
... I searched for anything that could help me cope with accepting this loss. ... (32 replies)
... I think that addiction doesn't necessarily run in families but that the behaviour that "brings out" problems with addictions does. ... (9 replies)
A mom needs advice
Nov 20, 2009
... me weak and thought that I enjoyed the misery I was living. Love is important and from my own experiance I do believe tough love would have helped. I am a mother of 2 sons and I see addictive behavior in both of them. Being an addict myself, I tryto talk to them about were the partying will lead them. ... (11 replies)
... learning about Adult Children of Alcoholics. ... (14 replies)
... There is a book that is used in some high school cirrriculums. The name of it is GO ASK ALICE. the author is anonymous. It's the story of a young woman named Alice who gets involved with drugs and it gets out of control. The book is written in the form of a diary. ... (8 replies)
... While the addict is active he isnt thinking of anything or anyone else just getting more and doing more. ... (13 replies)
... I'm not a part of this particular board, as I have moved on past drug issues in my life, but I saw your posts in passing and wanted to say a few things to you. ... (37 replies)
Jul 28, 2004
... For once, I am almost without words...your story of being sexually and physically assaulted, the pain you had inflicted on you, taking up with dangerous men, the effects on your children and your relationship with them, the financial losses, and your ultimate addiction makes me just cry. ... (17 replies)

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