Aa
A
A
Close

Addiction: Living with an Addict Community

WELCOME TO THE ADDICTION: LIVING WITH AN ADDICT COMMUNITY. This patient support community is for family members and loved ones of people who are substance abuse addicts. Discussions cover how to help your loved one, enabling, coping with the emotional impact of addiction, intervention, and when to seek medical help. If you are not a family member of a substance abuse addict and instead need help with your addiction, please visit our Addiction: Substance Abuse Community to get the support you need.

1 - 20 (of 1666) questions
NEWEST
ACTIVE
Avatar_universal
My boyfriend was a heroin user for about 4 months recently. He ended up going to a methadone clinic to get off of the heroin. The highest dose he was on was 35mg. He started tapering down and his last dose was Wednesday. Before he was co...
tattooedgirl_ | Posted
Avatar_universal
i posted my story just now...i am new here. my husband confessed that he does coke 4-5 times a week. i have a feeling that it is a lot more. he says that when he drinks he has these urges to do coke...and that he gets these sexual urges....
LostinChina89 | Last answer
Avatar_universal
Hi This is my first post. I recently discovered my 20 yo daughter has been smoking heroin. Not sure how long, possibly a year. Once I discovered this, everything made sense - her inability to keep a job, feeling worthless, depress...
kbw49 | Last answer
16776862_tn?1452781276
I visited my husband at his detox facility today for a lecture and lunch. He checked in last Tuesday so he could get help detoxing from his opiate addiction (several years on vicodin followed by a year on methodone). The lecture talked a...
zamalek2004 | Last answer
Avatar_universal
My husband has been addicted to pain meds for the last 4 years. He was a drug baby and prone to an addictive life. First was porn and when we got that all straightened out and taken care of we had one good year and then he had an acciden...
McCJL | Last answer
Avatar_universal
I was wondering, I recently found out my boyfriend is smoking heroin. He is going to quit but I have two kids in our home and needed to know if CPS came to our house, EVEN THOUGH I NEVER HAVE TOUCHED DRUGS, can they take them away from ...
lala0129 | Last answer
Avatar_universal
I have been with my daughters father now for almost 10 1/2 years. The last 8 of which he has become heavily addicted to just about anything and bounces to whatever he can afford. It started with Marijuana and Alcohol then that led to p...
rweber0587 | Posted
Avatar_universal
My friend and his girlfriend had recently broken up. He isn't too happy about the breakup. They had been in a relationship the last few months since he was let out of prison. Far as I know, he had been staying clean from drugs and was ...
hippiechic7 | Last answer
Avatar_universal
I have a friend who is 8 months pregnant. She has battled a drug addiction with percocet. She did well during the first few months but has recently lapsed in judgement and had went through a few months of having a small dose weekly. She ...
jonathan552 | Last answer
Avatar_universal
I am new to this. Being a mother of an addict and using a forum/blog for help. In the past 4 years my daughter has gone from a gorgeous, chaste religious hottie, to a heroin smoking, lying addict. Her life and attitude has done a 180. I ...
Thankstoyou | Last answer
Avatar_universal
Hi everyone ! This site really helped me a year and a half ago . I was lost . My husband now ex husband is finally clean . He has been clean for 14 months . It took me kicking him out and divorcing him to get him to stop using drugs . He...
lorena1993 | Last answer
Avatar_universal
I just recently started dating my boyfriend about a month ago. He has told me that he usedto do herion and that he is now on methadone and has been for about 2 months. I don't judge and have seen family members and friends go through add...
Kbelly123 | Last answer
Avatar_universal
Hi, I have talked with only one of my friends about this and I need somewhere to turn for answers or even support. I've been dating this wonderful man for about 7 months. We have known each other for six years and have both struggle...
lostinmt | Last answer
Avatar_universal
I'm new to this site, a friend referred me. I desperately need advice. My husband and I have been married just over 2 years, second one for both of us. We just had a beautiful baby boy, his first, my third. My kids are everything to me!...
StunnedWife | Last answer
Avatar_universal
our 21 y/o son is coming home from school for a visit.he does not know about his sister being in rehab.they are very close and she begged me not to tell him.the last time she went through his he was very angry.she claims he will never fo...
1dayinwinter | Last answer
Avatar_universal
Really looking for advice. I have a son who is 3 with someone, and then I have a 1 year old and am pregnant again with my current fiance. He is an addict in terms of alcohol, mainly beer. He drinks everyday starting whenever he's ready...
Laurens92788 | Last answer
Avatar_universal
Is there a way to force someone into rehab? My niece is addicted and is on the road to losing house and job. She won't go voluntarily. We are in California. I saw Casey's law in Kentucky and the Baker act in Florida. Is there anything ...
jojorose85 | Last answer
Avatar_universal
A bed is finally available in rehab for my daughter.I want to thank you who helped me with kind words and great advice.Deb, thank you for pointing out that none of this has bee lost on my girl.Hopefully she can totally internalize the co...
1dayinwinter | Last answer
16772265_tn?1452199526
So my 24 year old is scheduled to get out of Rehab on Jan 13. She wants to come home but I will not let her, I refuse to go through the lies and dealings of her heroin use anymore in my home. I have tried to help her after getting her...
momsdisgusted | Last answer
Avatar_universal
i have been dealing with my 27 year olds heroin addiction for two years.i dont have to explain the horror ,guilt and pain, you all know it well.she was clean and on suboxone for almost a year, on her own and apparently doing well.no long...
1dayinwinter | Last answer
A
A
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Addiction: Living with an Addict Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1443740527
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Addiction Answerers
1235186_tn?1339127464
Blank
atthebeach
on the beach, NJ
3197167_tn?1348972206
Blank
clean_in_ks
KS
495284_tn?1333897642
Blank
dominosarah
City of Dominatrix, MN
1801781_tn?1453086012
Blank
littlebit667
OK
3060903_tn?1398568723
Blank
Nighthawk61
Other
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
tooter212