The 12 Days of Christmas–on Drugs (A Parody)

Christmas is different when you’re on drugs or struggling with an addiction. Here’s a parody of a holiday favorite, “The 12 Days of Christmas” reinterpreted for drug addiction from Recovery Connection.

12 Days of Christmas on Drugs

The 12 Days of Christmas–on Drugs

On the first day of addiction my drugs said to me, “I will make you feel good.”

On the second day of addiction my drugs said to me, “I’m extremely loyal and I will make you feel good.”

On the third day of addiction my drugs said to me, “I won’t let you down, I’m extremely loyal and I will make you feel good.”

On the fourth day of addiction my drugs said to me, “You deserve a break, I won’t let you down, I’m extremely loyal and I will make you feel good.”

On the fifth day of addiction my drugs said to me, “One more hit won’t hurt you, you deserve a break, I won’t let you down, I’m extremely loyal and I will make you feel good.”

On the sixth day of addiction my drugs said to me, “You’re in Control… One more hit won’t hurt you, you deserve a break, I won’t let you down, I’m extremely loyal and I will make you feel good.”

On the seventh day of addiction my drugs said to me, “The arrest was a mistake…You’re in Control…One more hit won’t hurt you, you deserve a break, I won’t let you down, I’m extremely loyal and I will make you feel good.”

On the eighth day of addiction my drugs said to me, “People don’t understand you, the arrest was a mistake, one more hit won’t hurt you…You’re in Control…you deserve a break, I won’t let you down, I’m extremely loyal and I will make you feel good.”

On the ninth day of addiction my drugs said to me, “Everyone hates you, People don’t understand you, the arrest was a mistake, one more hit won’t hurt you…You’re in Control… you deserve a break, I won’t let you down, I’m extremely loyal and I will make you feel good.”

One the tenth day of addiction my drugs said to me, “Treatment won’t help you, everyone hates you, people don’t understand you, the arrest was a mistake, one more hit won’t hurt you…You’re in Control… you deserve a break, I won’t let you down, I’m extremely loyal and I will make you feel good.”

One the eleventh day of addiction my drugs said to me, “You are worthless, treatment won’t help you, everyone hates you, people don’t understand you, the arrest was a mistake, one more hit won’t hurt you…You’re in Control…you deserve a break, I won’t let you down, I’m extremely loyal and I will make you feel good.”

One the twelfth day of addiction my drugs said to me, “I Hate You, you are worthless, treatment won’t help you, everyone hates you, people don’t understand you, the arrest was a mistake, one more hit won’t hurt you…You’re in Control… you deserve a break, I won’t let you down, I’m extremely loyal and I will make you feel good.”

The Reality of Addiction

While the parody is quite amusing, the reality is, addiction draws in the addict deeper into self-destruction. The addict would not only lie to others, but more tragically, to themselves to the point that it destroys everything else the addict has.


Holidays are big triggers for addicts as well as for recovering ones. If you feel like you or your loved ones need help during the holidays, contact us at Bridges of Hope: 09175098826. After all, the best gift you may give yourself this season is sobriety.

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