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... 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)
... sponse. First of all I would like to wish you all the luck. Second, I threatend to leave him the last time. I feel like I cant do that because I know how much My children and myself need and love him. I havent even spoken to him since his relapse. He is still sleeping it off. ... (13 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)

... Therapy will not work alone. He needs to get some intense help that only a rehab facility can do. He needs to detox and to talk about what caused him to use in the first place. You need to go too, so that you can understand what you are up against. ... (13 replies)
... 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)
Mommy on Meth
Aug 15, 2005
... as a husband and a father, my heart goes out to you. ... (21 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)
... five times and getting him into a hospital and eventaully a rehab. ... (6 replies)
... for cancer pain. He refused to take it, and I started to drink his bottles of it at 14. ... (52 replies)
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 that other people don't find out about us, especially those we love. ... (4 replies)
... ys 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... I agree with DAN..Detach with love, I like that...Alnon is a wonderful organization. ... (7 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)
Apr 8, 2004
... usband wouldn't have been able to handle things at all.But knowing that the best possible thing for them was to have a mother who wan't all wrapped up in herself and sinking further and further into the grips of addiction,I had to make a choice.An extremely difficult choice. ... (11 replies)
Oct 16, 2003
... Hi! There are alot of differences in our stories, yet, we are connected by addictions. I was addicted to pain meds. I am a grown woman with three small children, but my parent's opinion of me meant the world to me. ... (6 replies)

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