So locked up they remain. Help is a phone call away. Drugs and alcohol always come first to an addict, and the people who get hurt most are those who love the addicted person.
Being worried at first is an understatement. Do Ask Questions The more you are able to understand their addiction and triggers, the more you will be able to understand their emotional undercurrent. We are both really strong-headed, but we talk. When you love someone in recovery, you can often become so preoccupied with their needs that you forget to focus on caring for yourself. In order to be in a relationship with anyone, you will always be more successful if you know yourself well, respect yourself, and are willing to prioritize your health and emotional wellness about all else. You can be a source of love, encouragement, and support, but the decision to remain in recovery belongs to your partner alone.