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Another horrible Christmas looms

Posted by OliveOil on 24 December 2014.

My partner has been a heroin addict for10 years. This year he finally got clean and has been like the person I met again, a lovely caring man who I want to spend time with. Or he was until yesterday, when he went on a bender and got completely off his head. He's now sleeping it off and I'm left dreading another Christmas, trying to deal with his mood swings, lying to family about what's going on and generally feeling fed up. hopefully getting this off my chest to people who understand will help me get through the next few days and once the Christmas period is over I can make a clearer decision about what to do next. Thanks for listening.

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CANT TAKE NO MORE
24 Dec 2014

Hey Hunni....relapse is part of recovery, sad fact is most addicts in recovery relapse....this time of year for some reason is a worry for those on recovery,more so...I imagine he will be so angry at himself,but it's important to support more...it doesn't mean he will go back..I'm praying he has the strength to continue on his road to a drug free life..I sincerely hope you have that Christmas you so deserve...hugs xxx

Icarus Trust
5 Jan 2015

Hi,
I'm hoping that Christmas went ok for you. I know its often a really hard time of year.
If you feel you would like to talk to someone who has experience of what you are going through, you might want to get in touch with The Icarus Trust. We are a charity which supports families dealing with addiction. We have trained volunteers called 'Family Friends' who you could talk with if you felt that it might help.
You can contact us on help@icarustrust.org or visit the website www.icarustrust.org
I hope that this might help you. Good luck.

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