Dating a previous drug addict
Therefore, I would appreciate advice regardless of how hurtful or straightforward.
We understand when dealing with drug addicts (and caring too much for them) helpful words and actions are painful, but necessary for change and letting go.
While it may seem juvenile to forbid grown adults from having sex or engaging in a relationship, these rules are in place to protect the recovery of every client in drug rehab.
When an individual can’t refrain from having sex or beginning a romantic relationship for the 30-plus days required in drug rehab, it can be a sign of an underlying love or sex addiction. While drugs may be the most obvious object of addiction, when they are taken away the individual may quickly find another “high” in sex or relationships.
Therefore, I am very well aware of the meth addiction and behaviors that go with it.
Ultimately, this guy (2007-2010) moved out of state and began dating an old high school friend. I did not date for several years while I was healing and trying to regain MY life back.
Sex is a natural, healthy part of relationships, but it is also a major cause of relapse among the newly sober.Dating is a wonderful way for potential partners to get to know each other; and yet occasional meetings and dinners could still hide so much that is important.One of these could be something as hazardous as drug abuse.I'm so scared I want to run the other way, quickly. People often form opinions based upon experience so you can understand why there will be variation. I know I will never touch Meth again, and I trust he won't either... Our love is deep....communicate on a level that has been unheard of in my past relationships, I am concerned for his spirtiual growth and want to see him smile always.My opinion is that there are two things that are automatically much stronger than meth addiction. I think you should go for it..before you do so, you have to ask yourself "Can I trust him?