We care, for the better.
A place for families, because you don't have to use drugs to be affected by them.
- How do I know if they're using drugs?
- Why do they use drugs/alcohol?
- Is it my fault?
- How can I cope with their behaviour?
- Understanding the stages of addiction and recovery
- Where do I get the help I need?
- Getting support for your loved one
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Frustrated and emotional
Posted by May on 29 November 2017.
I got Married a year ago to my childhood sweetheart from the age of 17, I am now 31 and have been through many different situations which lead us to break up and get back together. When we finally decided this is what we wanted, we got married but it was shortly after that I noticed a change in his behaviour and looking rather withdrawn and spending alot of time in the toilet. I would look through the keyhole and had no clue until one day I found cocaine. He has been on this for 2 years now and has spend so much money to go rehab abroad in august which I was very supportive of. 2 days after rehab and he went back to taking drugs again. It's got to a point where he is always sniffing during the night and binging during the day. We hardly spend time together, anything I say is dismissed and our relationship has dipped to an all time low. I don't know what to do, he runs off on holiday because that's his only escape but how many times will he do this, until he stops? His family are aware but they don't confront the situation which ultimately makes me look like the negative one. I'm only trying to make him understand so that he can acknowledge what he is doing and move forward with his life. I'm losing the will to live and dont know what else to do.... his tolerance level is low and snaps at anything I say, he speaks to me in a negative tone and would rather be alone most of the time. I want to help him, but it's difficult when he brushes off anything I say..... I don't know what to do. :-(
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