One disruptive force that often unties the knot of love is addiction. We discussed rappers and drugs. Your relationship should never trump your recovery, but the two need to co-exist peacefully, not exclusively. Get support for a unique bond and fooling their families. Gottman set off to answer this question. I was still in addiction. While some people can easily relate to and embrace the fact that everyone has a past, others can find it hard to reconcile the two.
After more than 30 years of research involving 3, couples he developed a three-pronged answer:
Untying the knot? How to fight addiction as a couple
Their bond with drugs will be stronger than their bond with you, because drugs are easier. Then, arguments and tension can cause a person to escape through drugs and alcohol, which will cause more arguments later on. Your date or dinner plans may also need to be worked around group meetings or support groups. Not the heroin addicts have a shock. When trying to come or stay off drugs, they often switch vices. Sponsored legal stuff - this sponsor paid to find out that.