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Tag: mom guilt

Sometimes Being A Mom Is Tough No Matter What

I question every meltdown my children have, because I think maybe it’s because I am a recovering alcoholic.

On Days Like This, I Feel Sad

Most days I feel grateful for all that recovery has given me. On days like this, I feel sad for all that addiction took away.

As an addict, I must learn to deal with my emotions in healthier ways. The emotional struggle of the day is guilt. I should feel happy and complete sitting here, feeding my six-month-old breakfast; watching her play between… Read More

How I Explained Recovery To My Daughter

My daughter was a curious pre-teen and started asking questions about my meetings. I decided it was time to start the conversation.

This Is Me, Feeling My Mom Guilt

As I left for work this morning, I took one more glance at my youngest. He was sadly staring at me, watching me leave him—again.

I Gave Up Custody So I Could Get Well

I was really in deep denial about my motives for this regaining custody. I thought I was doing it for my daughter, but that was bullshit.