It has got to be one of the most confusing things to be raised by an addict. Parents are supposed to be the strong ones children can lean on. They are supposed to be the ones taking care of us and giving us advice, watching over us and protecting us. Growing up with an addict for a parent turns it all around. Suddenly you are the only one you have and often find yourself switching roles and taking care of your passed out parent. I can only speak for myself and my own experiences, I feel like I didnt get so many things I deserved. Like a happy childhood for example, or even more important, a sober mother. It sucks when a child has to become their own rock.
Posts You May Be Interested In
A friend sent this to me..As far as I can see, grief will never truly end.It may become softer overtime, more gentleand some days will feel sharp.But grief will last as long as Love does - ForeverIt's simply the way the absence of your loved onemanifests in your heart. A deep longing accompaniedby the deepest Love some days. The heavy fog mayreturn and the next day, it may recede.Once again, it's...
Today is my 25th birthday, to my somewhat lack of surprise I can see already no one really seems to care. I've always been the kinda person to make sure that everyone I Care about feels appreciated and knew somebody had their back. I can count 4 times this year when I Went out of my way to make sure a "friend" felt good on their birthday, especially if they got left hanging. Its early in the...