Start Dating a druggie

Dating a druggie

By that point I was ready to leave and had seen who he really was. I’ve had to go through counselling to help me deal with that. I do think addiction can affect the person the addict is in the relationship with more.

It probably wouldn't surprise anyone to read that according to the World Drug Report 2016, one in 20 adults used at least one illegal drug in 2014.

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime researchers also reported that globally, 29million people are dependent on drugs.

I'd travel to see him every two months or so because I had family where he was anyway, it was basically like going home. He always DJed at the weekends so we went out a lot - we'd have some drinks, use typical club drugs and smoke some weed.

More than half (56%) of respondents said they wouldn't remain in a relationship with someone who was suffering from substance abuse, but leaving a partner over their drug use is rarely simple."I was 18 going on 19 when I met Liam* at the warehouse party where he was DJing.

After we'd been together for a year, when I was about 20, he graduated and decided to move back up north with my while I finished college. He was in his element with his job, and I realised drugs were a daily thing for him.

He was used to DJing massive clubs every weekend and now, we lived in a small town and there was nowhere to go out. There was always an excuse to take drugs and soon it became a daily thing to pop a pill or grab a baggy and go out.

I ended up finding all these night jobs to avoid going home. Believing certain jobs were "below" him, I'd have to bartend in these sleazy bars that I hated so much just to make enough money for us.