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Not My Daughter

I am going to share my personal story of my childhood. My hope in doing this is to change the mind of one person. One parent. 2,358 more words

The Dragon

 Drugs.  They effect you in one way in life.  Whether you are the one addicted or you are the family member/friend to the addict.  I have been the family member/friend of an addict.   445 more words


Day 2 of the weekend visit and learning how to detach

This morning I was supposed to pick the Addict up at 9:00 am for our visit with him.  About 10 minutes before 9 he called to tell me he was running late.   563 more words

Working The 12 Steps

Our first home visit while in rehab

Today the Addict was allowed a family visit from 9 to 4. I was able to pick him up and then bring him back to the Sober Living House. 427 more words


What is the reason behind Iranian mothers selling their babies?

There is some alarming news emerging from Iran these days about selling healthy organs, infants, and even unborn babies. All this is a result of the growing poverty amongst the general population in Iran. 691 more words

Addiction- It's all in your head and the mind is a terrible thing to waste!

Drug addiction or alcoholism doesn’t make someone a bad person. Let me just get that out of the way right from the beginning. The term “drug addict,” has a terribly negative connotation. 679 more words