Even for the most loving parent, it’s only natural to entertain anger over the lies, the stealing, the broken promises, the lack of respect. But for most parents, anger is always overruled by their desire to do what’s best for their child. These are some of the hardest internal conflicts to sort out. It’s hard for us to get our heads around the fact that when addiction has taken hold, nothing matters, not even 18 or 25 years of parental love. In some cases, not even life.
For the original and full article, please visit the American Addiction Centers website.