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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)
... They will teach you to "Detach with Love. ... (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)
... 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
... alcohol is her preference, but anything will do as long as she is not in reality. As a child, it is nearly impossible to constructively accept and cope with a parents' addiction, without professional help. ... (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)
... 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)
... He died when I was 15, and I immediately left home. I hung out with the 'heaviest' people I could find and , predictably, had a baby by 16. ... (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)
... I think that addiction doesn't necessarily run in families but that the behaviour that "brings out" problems with addictions does. ... (9 replies)
... 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)
Apr 8, 2004
... I also had concerns about what other people would think of me if I did this.I was in a rather bad position with my job as well.if the city had found out about my addictions there would have been no way that i would have been able to keep it,as part of what I did was handling other peoples meds. ... (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)
... 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)
Oct 7, 2004
... Even with all I went through back then, I never resorted to popping pills, drinking, etc. Now granted, I was a miserable, depressed person for many months... ... (10 replies)
Please help
Feb 12, 2008
... That is a really tough and sad situation for the kids. I think at this point, their addictions are overtaking the children's welfare. I don't think child welfare look past the are the kids safe, fed and not bruised. ... (14 replies)

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