Frances Cobain Celebrates Second 'Sober Birthday' Amid Family's Ongoing Drug Problems
Kurt Cobain's daughter, Frances Bean, is celebrating two years of sobriety amid her family's ongoing addiction problems.
This Tuesday, February 13, the 25-year-old model shared a lengthy Instagram post celebrating her achievement.
"I thought I would start this post by using a pure moment in Oahu amongst nature, with my love," she wrote in the caption, speaking of her rocker boyfriend, Matthew Cook. "This moment is a representation of who I am on February 13th, 2018. It feels significant here, now because it's my 2nd sober birthday."
"It's an interesting and kaleidoscopic decision to share my feelings about something so intimate in a public forum. The fact that I'm sober isn't really public knowledge, decidedly and deliberately. But I think it's more important to put aside my fear about being judged or misunderstood or typecast as one specific thing."
As RadarOnline.com readers know, Frances has previously opened up about her struggles with addiction, and has been candid about the difficulties of distancing herself from such a toxic lifestyle – in which she was raised.
"I want to have the capacity to recognize & observe that my journey might be informative, even helpful to other people who are going through something similar or different. It is an everyday battle to be in attendance for all the painful, bazaar, uncomfortable, tragic, f**k up things that have ever happened or will ever happen," continued Frances.
"Self-destruction and toxic consumption and deliverance from pain is a lot easier to adhere to. Undeniably, for myself and those around me becoming present is the best decision I have ever made," she added.
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The young visual artist – who has been looking gorgeous ad healthy while on her Hawaiian vacation with Matthew – has had to deal with both her parent's troubling drug addictions.
Her mother, Courtney Love, was ordered into rehab in 2005 after years of abusing toxic substances. Then, in 2009, Frances was granted a restraining order form her, after accusing her of taking "drugs for a long as I can remember."
Courtney, 53, and Frances have always had a rocky relationship, though they recently rekindled now that they are both working towards a healthier lifestyle.
Frances' famous dad, Kurt Cobain, committed suicide in 1994, when she was just 20 months old. Various outlets stated that he had high volumes of heroin and Valium in his system at the time of his OD death.
The young model previously admitted that she "always knew her parents' relationship was toxic," and that she was well-aware that she was "a fix-it baby."
While's she's often seemed bitter about her upbringing and dark family past, it seems that these day Frances Cobain has let the negativity go, and is focusing on living her best, sober life.
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