X-Plan: Giving your kids a way out (#xplan)

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Bert Fulks

Friends, as most of you know, I get to spend an hour each week with a group of young people going through addiction recovery.  Yes.  Young people.  I’m talking teenagers who are locked away for at least six months as they learn to overcome their addictions.  I’m always humbled and honored to get this time with these beautiful young souls that have been so incredibly assaulted by a world they have yet to understand.  This also comes with the bittersweet knowledge that these kids still have a fighting chance while several of my friends have already had to bury their own children.

Recently I asked these kids a simple question:  “How many of you have found yourself in situations where things started happening that you weren’t comfortable with, but you stuck around, mainly because you felt like you didn’t have a way out?”

They all raised their hands.

Every single…

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2 responses to “X-Plan: Giving your kids a way out (#xplan)

  1. One of my greatest advice pieces for life in recovery given to me early and stuck with me all through.

    Always have an escape plan from every situation. Don’t go somewhere without one that you can enact on your own even if you are with others. If you ever have any inclination that there is something awry with the situation you are in and you don’t feel healthy. Enact the plan without fail, don’t question yourself just get the hell out of there.

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