I Am The Spouse Of A Heroin Addict

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    When I first met my Husband,

    I was not aware that he was using (shooting heroin), and I had never known anyone who used heroin. It took a couple of months of living together and I figured out what he was doing . He even began using in front of me. Our relationship developed very quickly, it was...
    Nakennels1 Nakennels1
    46-50, F
    1 Response Oct 13, 2015

    i have been with him

    for a year now and i'm 8 months pregnant. the past 7 months have been a living HELL. ever since i swore off drugs and refuse to let them in my baby's life, everything went to complete s***. i am trapped. NOTHING will keep him from using. he could be sitting there, nodding out...
    gretagrace gretagrace
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 23, 2014

    Which Way To Go

    I met my boyfriend almost 3 years ago, I met him as he was coming out of a rehab program. He was clean for a few months and then relapsed again. He used for about a year and then was arrested and served months in prison. I stayed with him the whole time and waited because I knew...
    yogilove yogilove
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 22, 2013

    Here We Go Again.

    It's been a month and a couple of days that we were doing extremely well, it was the longest amount of time we had gone in the right direction. Jeff was becoming more and more involved in our life together and we were going 2 and 3 days without arguing at all. The kids were at...
    pmpcmd pmpcmd
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Nov 13, 2011

    The Worst That Could Happen....

    My name is Jamie.  I have been married to my husband for almost six years.  In May of 2007, my husband and I separated for a couple of months.  We got back together in August and decided to celebrate our rekindled marriage by having our 3rd and final baby.  In...
    mvillejamie mvillejamie
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Nov 7, 2009

    I Was Not Ment For This Life

    I have been with my boyfriend for 7 years and we have 2 kids together. He has stugled with an addict for 5 years. I moved back home 2 times already because of him. His mother died and he is depressed because of it. He will stay in bed days because of depression. He was sober...
    confused2631 confused2631
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 27, 2012

    A Long Journy

    I had met my husband a year ago. We got married in October. When I met him I knew that he have had a herion addiction problem before but was clean a year when I met him. Things were so good in our relationshi[ and I was so happy with the life that has fallen into place for me. He...
    aholohan13 aholohan13
    18-21
    1 Response Apr 24, 2012

    I Have Tried To Be Supportive And Work Through This Addiction But Nothing Is Working.

    My partner and I have been together for 3 years in November, when I met him we were both partying and doing drugs but I had no idea he was doing heroin.I have since stopped using drugs ( I was using ecstasy and coke socially )  and have gotten a degree  and I want a healthy...
    partnerofanaddict partnerofanaddict
    31-35
    4 Responses May 21, 2011

    Questions About Family Support.

    I am looking to start a relationship to an amazing girl that has just been through a rehab program for heroin. We have been chatting for a little over two years, and it looks like we will be "official" soon. I'm not very experienced with heroin addiction and I want to...
    kgates kgates
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Nov 16, 2009

    I can't believe I've lost my boyfriend to this

    terrible drug again! He's back to using everyday and I can see the changes from the person he used to be, he's thin, lazy, lying, nothing like the man he is when he's clean. The hardest part for is me that I finally found the strength to tell him that I am moving out, but now I...
    yogilove yogilove
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Dec 3, 2013

    He was my everything.

    I met my husband two years ago at an AA meeting. He was in rehab for a heroin addiction, fresh out of prison, and looking for a new life. I was a recovering alcoholic looking for a purpose. I found it. Him. From the moment I spoke to him all I wanted was to show him that life...
    cantsavehim cantsavehim
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 19, 2014
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