Looking back on my life, I do not think there was ever a time that I did not live with active addiction. My father was an addict who my mother threw out when I was four years old. When I was eight years old, my mother married another addict. The only thing that I remember clearly was the never-ending cycle of fights, accusations, verbal abuse, and chilled withdrawals. Unfortunately, I did not learn from my mother’s mistakes and I also married an addict. For some reason, my blinders were on and I truly shut out his using…


*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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