They also found gender differences within drug use too - men are three times more likely than women to use cannabis, cocaine or amphetamines. When he wrote me an eloquent email the next day, void of any grammar mistakesI was sure he was as close to perfection as humanly possible. After all, people around her said that he would never get off drugs without her love and support. About Author: Someone who is codependent may be frustrated by the needs and actions of their addicted loved one but may also feel a compulsive need to take care of that person. LoveHeartbreak April 5,
But using drugs while being together is unacceptable to me, and if I find out you are using, I will have to distance myself from you for my sake.
How Drug Addiction Hurts Relationships
However, this toxic dynamic can allow the person battling addiction to shrug off accountability for their drug use, while also intentionally or unintentionally blackmailing their partner into staying. But beginning a serious relationship can be another substitute. Who they are with. But we had such a great rapport that we decided to keep it going. It was the first relationship I had that felt truly mutual.