Dating a ex heroin addict
Philip Seymour Hoffman had been clean for 23 years before he relapsed in 2013, and died from an apparent overdose last week.
To many people who have never grappled with addiction, it can be difficult to comprehend the desperate desire to use, even after so many years sober.
Most people who have battled an addiction have become more introspective in the process and are able to more comfortably communicate about their feelings and needs.
If you are considering dating a recovering addict, this is something to consider. One of the biggest issues in relationships with aj, romantic or otherwise, is trust.Loved ones who have stood by an addict have experienced great breaches of their trust.Whether you will be able to trust an addict in recovery is up to you.This is an understandable worry as the majority of individuals seeking abstinence do not succeed on their first attempt.Relapse though not a feature of every recovering addict’s journey is commonplace enough that a potential dating partner may be concerned.
It is said that communication is the most important feature of a healthy relationship.