I was constantly in a state of limbo about the success of my partner and the future of our relationship.
This is my personal experience dating a drug addict.
The problems that typically plague standard relationships, from forgetting an anniversary to cheating, create an almost impenetrable barrier in the relationship.
Add in a drug-ridden past or present into the mix, and the relationship is not only stressful, but also very unpredictable.
Recovery is a time for self-care and reflection, establishing structure and controlling urges.
Most weeks, Saturday nights are spent at 12 step meetings.
This is because their priority needs to be staying sober.I’ve had three serious relationships in my life, and two of them were with drug addicts.Dating became a daily juggling act between love and drugs, between happiness and utter devastation.Although it won’t be the same for everyone, maybe some of you can relate.If you’re romantically involved with a current or former drug addict, just know it’s not all bad.