Many of us came to our first Nar-Anon meeting desperate for answers. I wanted to hear some magic words or be given exact instructions on how to fix the addict. The addict is an intelligent person but I could not understand why he made such poor choices. I feared that he was going to die. I wondered if he would ever get help in time. The addict’s behaviors, which included lying, breaking promises and stealing, were out of control. My life had become unmanageable as I tried to control his behavior…


*The Daily Reading is an extract from the SESH Book which forms part of Nar-Anon’s official literature.  To order this book and others, please use this link.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Post comment