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Addiction: Living with an Addict Community

This patient support community is for family members and loved ones of people who abuse or are addicted to substances. Discussions include enabling, coping, intervention, and support.

If you are in crisis or need assistance, please visit our Crisis Page for resources in your area.
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My wife is an addict. She was active for approx. 10 years. I always had suspicion of something just not being quite right but she always ...
I'm on 210mg of methadone. My husband is on suboxine. I felt fine all day. Around 11:30 pm he put a suboxine in his mouth and gave me ora...
My husband is an addict. He has been an addict on and off (mostly on) from the time he was 15 till the time he was 44. You name the addic...
My husband has shown symptoms for years. Before we were married he casually mentioned he was in a substance abuse program, because of hi...
My husband is addicted to Excedrin. He now gets diarrhea a few nights a week and when he doesn't take it he says he gets an unbearable h...
My spouse is currently in rehab (he went willingly) for an off and on opiate addiction that he's struggled with over the last few years. ...
It is said that what one doesn't know, will not hurt them. There is so much truth to that. At 10:00am on 8-5-18 I found drug paphanelia i...
My husband of only 4 years has a meth addiction. We got in a fight and he disappeared.for 9 days, with no word from him. He came home tol...
It's been a battle for me to leave him, I have try so many times, I really try hard to ignore his calls n text, but why is it so difficul...
I met my partner without knowing he was a herion user. He had been clean for over a year but went back on it. We fell in love quite quick...
Hi everyone, My name is Sherry, and I am new to the medhelp community, but I feel compelled to share my story and ask for the help of...
My sister has a very serious prescription drug dependency. She also has other mental health problems. She has overdosed 4 times and eac...
I'm really an idiot. Ok to tell u a quick background.. I am a recovering herion addict. Clean for 3 years. The basic rules of NA and AA s...
Can someone talk to me please as how to deal with my partners coke addiction? I love him but I’m struggling to love this life. Part of me...
Does anyone know of any good support group for spouses of cocaine addicts. My husband has major issues and I could use some support and g...
Please take a moment to reach out to atthebeach and DominoSarah, and give a shout out for how much you appreciate them! They have both ...
My husband has been prescribed 8mg of Subutex and a sustained Xanax pill,that releases 2mg for about 12 hours. Does this sound appropriat...
My mother is recovering from heroin addiction. She's been struggling with opiates for about 7-8 years. This lasted up until about 3 1/2 y...
Hello all, Its killing me to think that my fiancé may be using heroin. I am not sure though, please help! I will start by saying he is o...
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