Reading Time: 5 minutes. It can be hard to admit when someone we care about might be indulging in addictive behavior, especially during the excitement of a new romance or the stability of a long-standing relationship. But if you are concerned that you may be dating an addict, there are a number of signs you can look for to find out if your significant other is abusing drugs or alcohol, or indulging in another type of behavior, to the point of addiction. Many people enjoy getting intoxicated once in a while, but if your significant other is constantly showing signs of drug or alcohol use, there is a possibility they might be addicted. Some of the common signs of intoxication include:.
I am dating someone but like someone else
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You dread seeing them and you need to see them, all at once. I feel regularly as though I have nothing left to give him. With all of our combined wisdom, strength, love and unfailing will to make things better for him, there is nothing we can do. He will have an army of people behind him and beside him when he makes the decision, but until then, I and others who love him are powerless. I know that.
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Cook, seen here in Point Pleasant, NJ. September is National Recovery Month. But try and love one, and then see if you can look me square in the eyes and tell me that you didn't get addicted to trying to fix them. Loving a drug addict can and will consume your every thought. Watching their physical deterioration and emotional detachment to everything will make you the most tired insomniac alive.
Addict behavior can sometimes be real-life versions of games we played as children. Back then, it was all in fun. Now, it can be deadly serious.