Lately, I want the luxury of being able to miss the addict. I want to think about her, her beautiful smile and infectious laugh. I want to be able to sit and laugh for hours on end with her. My wife is also having a hard time. She is pensive and sad. When I tell her that we have no control and that we need to turn this all over, she replies that she knows all of this, but she cannot seem to shake the loss. I know from past experience that if I try to control the addict, I will not be able to function in my own life…


*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.

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