Why I’m Not ‘Happier’ About My Son’s Sobriety


By Jennifer Lima

Original Source: scarymommy.com

My 28-year-old son is about to get his 60-day chip. He has struggled with substance abuse since he was a teenager. He goes to AA meetings five days a week and calls his sponsor daily. These are good things. They should make me happy. Instead I feel sad.

He is currently in a six-month program at a recovery center in southern California (we are from the East Coast). He lives in a multi-million dollar ocean front mansion. His meals are provided for him, as is a gym membership, bus transportation, and job placement assistance. He undergoes weekly drug…click here to continue reading