Addicts will also be more forgiving with blunders made during the relationship for similar reasons.
Instead of walking on eggshells in a relationship, you can approach it confidently since you know the relationship will probably survive.
It's hard to believe they could save money when the thought of buying drugs is always lurking in the back of their minds.
They also have probably become experts at lying and making excuses about their whereabouts, friends and money, so you'll want to check up on them constantly. If recovering addicts are trying to push their pasts as far away from the relationship as possible, they will eventually resent you for questioning them.
Recovering addicts are (hopefully) going to meetings and therapy sessions regularly.
Overcoming an addiction involves being as open and honest as possible with those close to you, talking out your problems and frustrations and learning how to live a sober, satisfying life.
Some days are better than others, but the temptation to use drugs is a strong force that can set back years of progress. The problems that typically plague standard relationships, from forgetting an anniversary to cheating, create an almost impenetrable barrier in the relationship.Add in a drug-ridden past or present into the mix, and the relationship is not only stressful, but also very unpredictable.What is worse is you'll also have to consider how you'll deal with relapse if it happens. Even the best relationships are sometimes messy and chaotic, but drugs are an immediate escape and a quick way to temporary nirvana. Some addicts realize that they've given up the truly important things in their life, and work as hard as they can not to mess them up again.Ever hear the saying, "Replace one habit with another"? When trying to come or stay off drugs, they often switch vices.