Dating a druggie
When your own boundaries are firmly in place, you protect yourself from being taken down by your loved one’s illness.
There may come a point in the relationship when you need to ask some difficult questions: Why are you attracted to this person?
You’ll need to recognize these signs and get involved.
Many recovering addicts have done things in the past that result in a criminal record, making it harder to get a job.
You can’t change your partner or their past, but you can control yourself.
If you go to parties or events where alcohol is being served, you may need to leave early or offer additional support.They may have accrued significant debt, declared bankruptcy or had other financial problems.They may still be working out legal issues and trying to earn their way back into the lives of family and friends.Is it because of who they are and how they treat you, or do you have a history of being attracted to people you can rescue or fix?To avoid codependency, enabling and other problematic patterns, you may need to seek counseling of your own.