My son and daughter both on herion

Lauren - posted on 12/11/2014 ( 1 mom has responded )

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My daughter is 23 and my husband and I have custody of her son who is now 4 years old. We let her move back in our home because she started going to a Methadone Clinic and has been clean going on 3 months. I wanted her to go to a recovery home but instead she was living with my ex husband who is in denial of their addiction. My son was using in front of my daughter so I chose to let her move back with us to give her a better chance on her recovery. I lost my nephew last year on December 20, 2013 to an heroin overdose. So our family has been going thru a rough time. Me and my husband participate in a family support group every Tuesday. It is depressing at times, it helps too and I've met so many people going thru the same thing. I am still trying to get up the courage to start going to Narnon meetings and getting myself a sponser. I am struggling with detaching from my son. I do good for a while then I talk to him and I let him visit. He tells me that he's doing good but I can tell he's not. I love him so much but I'm so afraid he's going to die. He's already overdoesed last year and almost died. I feel like I am dieing inside. I cry almost everyday and I feel no one understands what this is doing to me.

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Sarah - posted on 12/11/2014

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Whomever is sober and actively working on recovery should be the ones you put your energy into and allow to live in your home. If there is a relapse, and there may well be, out they go to rehab.
Addiction is such an insidious disease! Even though your daughter is clean right now, I advise you to hide your purse, and lock up all of your jewelry and valuables. I don't understand the relationships? Is this or daughter and son-in-law or vice versa?

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