I’m really looking forward to this movie coming in October (see trailer below). It’s based on a true story about a father trying to help his son overcome addiction.
I’ll be interested to see how it plays out. We know that when it comes to dealing with loved ones suffering with addiction that we cannot make them do anything. In my experience, no one was ever able to “fix me.” They wanted it, prayed for it, at times tried to manage it, but in the end the only thing that will heal the addict is the addict deciding they have had enough pain and become willing to admit their powerlessness and need for a power greater than ourselves to save us.
What experience, strength and hope do you have to offer family members going through the pain of watching their loved one suffer?