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A place for families, because you don't have to use drugs to be affected by them.
- How do I know if they're using drugs?
- Why do they use drugs/alcohol?
- Is it my fault?
- How can I cope with their behaviour?
- Understanding the stages of addiction and recovery
- Where do I get the help I need?
- Getting support for your loved one
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Posted by #confused on 28 April 2016.
Once apon a tyme, many years ago, i was a girl of forteen. i met a boy who was my everything. He was 17. Just less than a year we dated. He was the first person i slept with.... Our relationship was a turbulent one, even then he liked to dabble in drugs, he introduced me to them. One night things came ahead and he finished with me. I was devistated. No man ever made me feel like that again. Although our relationship wasnt healthy, i couldnt forget him and always wndered abt him. Fast forward 15 years and i find him on facebook, am saddened to learn he has spent years addicked to herion, has been involved in cults, and various other substance miss use. Dose it put me of? No. We send msgs bk and forth eventualy leading up to skyping. He. Looks terrable, and is clearly still using somthing as a cruch,maybe alchol and valum. Sometimes herion always methadon. I found. Out he cheated when we were younger, i was gutted made me feel like what i thought we had wasnt real. But i still couldnt stop. Thinking about him. I watched him on skype and could see he was broken. He wanted me to marry him and move to were he is. I should add i am in a long term relationship, with older children. I couldnt possably subject them to living like that. Its dosnt stop me wanting him though, thinking about how i could see him. I know its not right as i have a family. If it were just me? Idk.. Some days i hear from him some i dont. The past fews months have been an emotional rolacoaster for me. Yes i sometimes wish i hadnt gone digging up the past, i would still be blisfuly igronant. He is very sick some days and has hep b. This story will be nothing compaired to some of yours in the day to day livings with an addick. I Justfeel the need to share my story somewere. Thanks for reading. I hope who ever you are, you find some peace and god bless.
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