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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)
... Adult children of alcoholics, coda, nar anon, etc. ... (7 replies)
... r you both to do, but you need to start a life without these kids anymore. There are ways to help you learn how to do this. One is Alanon. There will be a lot of God talking there. The other way is through your Church. Immerse yourselves in God and Church. And the last is through therapy. ... (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 agree with DAN..Detach with love, I like that...Alnon is a wonderful organization. ... (7 replies)
... hello I am a mother of two sons with drug proublems, one in prison just sentances monday 8 years searve 3 but if he messes up he is looking at 40 years, thats scarey, that when he does come out he may go back to useing, and I will die while he is in prison, to the answer of your question, that is a hard thing to live with, I dont know if you belive in God but thats where your... (7 replies)
... I am so, so sorry that you are dealing with this. I just don't even know what to say that might even begin to make you feel better. ... (6 replies)
... Try going to different meetings. They all have different flavors. Good luck. It took me awhile and recently I came across a group that I love. (7 replies)
Mommy on Meth
Aug 15, 2005
... Let me try to give you two perspectives...first on behalf of your children. ... (21 replies)
... Let me first say that I am not entirely familiar with everyone's background, so I am only going by the info in this post..... ... (4 replies)
... ed our own business that his using destroyed, he took every penny we had including money in our children's saving accounts when everything was gone he wrote alot of checks for money we didn't have. evenually leading to trouble with the cops and the court system. ... (6 replies)
... I'm a real 'newbie' here so I hope you dont mind my 2 cents worth. I have seen both sides of this argument. ... (52 replies)
... when it started" Not looking to blame here on the contrary trying to start early with my own children. If it is indeed genetic, is there anything we can do? ... (8 replies)
Christianmom!!!!
Oct 7, 2004
... Ok guys, I'm warning you now that this will probably consist of a bunch of nonsense and rambling. I've been literally playing over in my head for days what I want, or need to write here, but I still just don't even know where to begin. ... (10 replies)
Had to confess
Sep 6, 2004
... Like Rockingham, I too am smiling as I read your post and how you feel after coming out of hiding. As addicts we go to such lengths to try and keep up our facade...our fake lives... ... (4 replies)
... I think that addiction doesn't necessarily run in families but that the behaviour that "brings out" problems with addictions does. ... (9 replies)
No Jail time
May 17, 2005
... I've been a grateful participant on the "Addiction and Recovery" forum for some time. It's been great in terms of learning about addictions and the support by those folks is truly amazing. ... (24 replies)
Michelle?
Apr 8, 2004
... e to leave your babies.I can so relate to that feeling.i went through the same things that you are many years ago when my life was just falling apart.The thought of going into rehab was so scarey.There was no way that I felt i could leave my boys as my husband wouldn't have been able to handle things at all. ... (11 replies)
... Hi kim, I appreciate your quick response. First of all I would like to wish you all the luck. Second, I threatend to leave him the last time. ... (13 replies)




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