Steve C. Ward

The Next Right STEPS podcast

Steve C. Ward

  • How You Feel When Your Son is Addicted

How You Feel When Your Son is Addicted

Thursday 2nd January 2020

Learn how to cope with the overwhelming feelings of fear, hurt, confusion, frustration, anger, and guilt that come with a child's addiction. Gain insights and hope from The Next Right Steps podcast on alcoholfree.com
7 minutes
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Hopeful
Empowering
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About this podcast

The Next Right STEPS podcast
Author:
Steve C. Ward
Overview:
Categories:
Recovery
Addiction
Self-Help
Personal Recovery Stories
Faith-Based Recovery
Relationships
Parenting
Mental Health
Society and Culture
Harm Reduction
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Episodes:
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How to Cope When Your Child is Addicted: Insights and Hope from The Next Right Steps Podcast

Dealing with your feelings is like having children in the car with you. You need to be aware of your feelings and learn to deal with them effectively, but you don't want them driving you around, and when addiction strikes, the entire family goes on a journey through hell.
The Next Right Steps podcast on alcoholfree.com tackles the difficult topic of how to cope when your child is addicted. In this episode, the host, Steve C. Ward, shares his personal experience and insights on the emotional rollercoaster that comes with having a child addicted to drugs. He emphasizes the importance of dealing with emotions in a healthy way and not letting them drive you around.
The impact of addiction on the whole family is explored, and the need for perseverance and patience is stressed. The power of empathy and understanding is also highlighted, as well as the role of faith and spirituality in recovery. Through Steve's personal story, listeners can gain insights and hope on how to cope with the overwhelming feelings of fear, hurt, confusion, frustration, anger, and guilt that come with a child's addiction.
The key takeaway is that positive lessons will continue to emerge, even in the toughest times.