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David Cooke
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Providing the resources of love, hope, encouragment, insight, and inspiration to parents struggling with addiction in their families.
Providing the resources of love, hope, encouragment, insight, and inspiration to parents struggling with addiction in their families.

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A recent conversation reminded me how easily, even when unintentional, I can insert myself into my son's recovery process. In today's article I share perspectives on the importance of not injecting ourselves into our children's recovery.

#addiction #recovery #drugaddiction #parenting #family #love #trust

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Is it possible the narrative has changed and the story I am being told is true? Today, I reflect on the challenges associated with trusting in this new possibility and my commitment to work through it.

#addictionrecovery #parenting #substanceabuse #family #drugaddiction #faith

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After nearly five weeks on the road, the feeling of isolation has finally grabbed me. Reflecting on how loneliness impacts us in difficult times....

#addictionrecovery #cycling #adversity #hope #trust #faith #loneliness

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Addiction changes some things forever and, even in recovery, something is always, irretrievably lost. Today, I struggle to celebrate and embrace what I have gained and learned on this journey. I miss my son.

#addictionrecovery #substanceabuse #drugaddiction #family #parenting #hope #love #faith

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Dads have a funny way of responding to problems they cannot manage, control, or fix. When it comes to addiction in the family, these behaviors can have significant a significant impact on the issue and the family. Today's article discusses this issue and suggestions for a different approach and result.

#addiction #recovery #parenting #fatherhood

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“When the going is easy and the wind is at your back, push hard; when the going gets tough, push harder.”

How pushing forward, even when life's adversities push against us, changes everything.

#addiction #recovery #drugaddiction #parenting #family

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I am struggling with trust in many areas of my life. This is definitely getting in my way. Today's blog focuses on where I am directing my focus and my trust, and why.

#addiction #recovery #adversity #trust #parenting #faith

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Relating to the issue of increased substance abuse and addiction in our communities, the question was asked,
“What do you think your community needs to implement to address demand?”

My response...Engaged and involved parents of adolescent children...(there's more)

#addiction #substanceabuse #drugaddiction #parenting #family #community

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I have finally reached the point where I needed to say something our system for dealing with addiction. In a nutshell, this article reflects my complete and utter contempt for a broken, corrupt, and woefully unjust, inefficient system.

#addiction #recovery #society #families #parenting

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The addicted mind makes choices and decisions which are difficult to understand or comprehend. It can be incredibly exasperating for a parent to witness or experience these insane behaviors.

In today's blog, I share a saying imparted on my from my son which I have leaned on ever sinceand how it guides my activities today.

#parenting #addiction #recovery #family #unconditionallove
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