Dating a former drug user

Published: 30.09.2017

Mostly it was heroin, but he routinely smoked pot, popped pills, did ecstacy, and coke. It's also possible that's how he justified abusing me. I couldn't have put it better myself.

I absolutely agree with you, alcoholism is just a symptom. Thinking addicts are blameless and "can't help it" makes zero fucking sense. We had only been on four casual dates so I had not shared the exact details of my past because they are painful and personal.

He lives in an apartment building I own, and I love him despite his addiction but he has made it clear that any future for us is unlikely. The age difference did not deter me, but it was an issue for him but he accepted my financial help, moral support, and began staying over and we took trips together, I footed the bill, paid his rent, paid his bills and since I was inexperienced in the world of drug abuse was labeled an enabler and when I gave him money to pay his rent and other expenses, he spent it all on drugs. My husband is a chronic pain patient glossopharangeal neuralgia who is on a huge dose of opiates day to day, and opiates for pain is a very different ball game than taking heroin for fun. I do not do any sort of drugs, and never have. I think this comes down to open honest communication and both sides owning up to how they feel.

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Hot Topics Today 1. I remember him being quite embarassed about telling me, because he thought that I would judge him and want nothing more to do with him. Other than that, he's a very intelligent, kind, loving man. This is very reassuring.

So, he's learned instead to act like the world says he should be in order to deserve love or attention or just acknowledgment. In hindsight I agree with what everyone is saying here.

    1. Ivan_Roger - 03.10.2017 in 02:12

      I have met a few people like this, but it is not very common.

      INSERTINTO`users`(`Name`,`pKey` - 04.10.2017 in 13:36

      She is dry 7 years. Psychopaths often are drug users and addict behaviors will continue throughout their lives.

      Rafael_Romero - 05.10.2017 in 12:12

      In hindsight I agree with what everyone is saying here. He was the sweetest guy I had ever met.

      Ghfswe_Liberty - 12.10.2017 in 04:36

      Yes, people can change. I have struggled to find answers for his behaviour and hoped that one day he would accept his disease and get sober.

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