My name is Tazzi, I am the mother of an alcoholic-addict

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    Last edit by TazziRN on Aug 12, '08
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  2. 16 Comments

  3. by   SaderNurse05
    My prayers are with you and your family. I am proud of you for making a very difficult decision and seeing it through. Hopefully she will get the help she needs.
  4. by   Hospice Nurse LPN
    ((Tazzi)) Thank you for sharing your story. My heart truly goes out to you. I am also in recovery and the hardest thing I've ever had to do is watch my 23 y/o son follow my (bad) example. He is still practicing his addictions and I know that there is nothing else I can do for him but pray. My thoughts and prayers are with you, your daughter, and your entire family.
  5. by   inspire
    I give you credit for what you did. My mother is an emotional mess right now because of some family issues. She has been an alcoholic for 20+ years, and over the last 10 years addicted to rx drugs. My sister and I are considering doing an intervention too. Good luck and I will say a prayer.
  6. by   Jolie
    My very best to you, DD, and your entire family.
  7. by   leslie :-D
    wow, tazz...
    the blessing is, it sounds like she wants help.
    she will soon realize everyone who is pulling for her.
    that, and God, are the greatest supports of all.
    my prayers are with you and yours.:redpinkhe

    leslie
  8. by   HM2VikingRN
    Lots of people pullimg for you and your family....
  9. by   CHATSDALE
    she has someone who knows what she is going thru and will be there to support her
  10. by   Silverdragon102
    Sorry you are going through this but I am sure your daughter really appreciates this although probably doesn't feel like it at the moment
  11. by   tencat
    (((Tazzi))) :icon_hug:
  12. by   Tweety
    I know it's hard, but it sounds like the tough love approach might be helping. Take some time to find some peace of mind for yourself as well.

    Keep in touch.
  13. by   barefootlady
    Hi Tazzi,
    I wish you and your family the best during this difficult time. Please take advantage of the support system offered to families of addicts. I wish you and yours blessing.
  14. by   eandgsma
    ((((HUGS)))) Tazzi. I am married to a recovering alcoholic/addict. He has been sober for 2 years 4 months now. We will be married 14 years next month. I just wanted to send you a big hug! You are doing the best thing for your daughter!

    :icon_hug:

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My name is Tazzi, I am the mother of an alcoholic-addict