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Here are signs that you need a new bra Establishing a healthy romantic relationship is not always easy, but dating a former drug addict or alcoholic can present its own unique challenges.
If you have met someone and you feel a connection you would like to explore, but have just found out he is in recovery, you may be wondering if you should go forward.
He was still struggling and had fallen back into the lifestyle several times while we were dating. While it sounds like your boyfriend is recovered and even helping others through addiction (praise the Lord), you are still taking a risk.
Many people never beat the kind of addiction he is recovering from. None of us has any guaranteed that our loved ones won't fall back into their old lifestyle, lie, or betray us.
SHE SAID: While there are many Christians who are former (or event current, struggling) addicts, drug and chemical addictions are some of the hardest to recover from. SEE ALSO: Drug Abuse Starting Earlier Than Ever I personally dated and was later engaged to a wonderful Christian man who told me he was a former drug and alcohol addict.
I didn't judge him because I've got past issues and baggage, too.
This person is a missionary with an organization that sent him overseas to serve in the area of recovery from abuse & addictions; the same program he went through in his home country.
Even though he was in seminary, extremely involved in his church and could lead a Muslim at the local convenient store to Christ, he was in fact not being truthful about his drug addiction.
HE SAID: I don’t have any professional or direct experience with substance abuse except for knowing some who have struggled in the past, and what I have learned from those few encounters was, addictions don’t ever “go away,” but are a constant daily battle to overcome.
SEE ALSO: Pornography Recovery Program Fights the “New Drug” From what I have found, about a third of those who successfully complete a recovery program never experience another relapse.
While this can feel flattering and exciting, it’s important that you encourage your partner to maintain his independence, and that you do the same. It’s possible that the only friends this person has left are other recovering addicts, so you may suddenly find yourself surrounded by recovering addicts, and conversations about recovery. Because of things this person did while he was using, he may have strained relationships with his family, friends, or other people he could have hurt.
ALSO READ: Top 10 women who have inspired and brought change to the World You may need to adjust your habits.