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Husband smoking pot and won't quit?

by Luanne

My husband wont stop smoking pot...he doesn't think he is an addict. His substance use disorder is causing trouble in our marriage.

He completed an intensive outpatient rehab program but still thinks it's ok to smoke pot. He isn't smoking around me or as much but I am bitter and resentful of his deceit. He thinks I'm over reacting. I am NOT attracted to this behavior and he knows it. He has made some stupid decisions while under the influence.

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Addiction very stressful on marriage
by: Debbie Wicker

Dear Luanne,

Although many people still don't believe it, research at the university of Texas has proven that pot is addictive for 10% of the people that use it. Sadly, the myth that pot is not addictive is still very often believed.

I seems to me, that somehow you and your husband need to get on the same page and right now you're not. Addiction is a disease of the brain that convinces the addict that they must use.

I have a two suggestions for you that may help the situation. Have you considered going to couples therapy? This may help open up the lines of communication between the two of you and allow you to work toward a mutually agreeable solution.

I would also highly recommend that you both attend Al-anon meetings and work the 12 steps to understand how you can help your husband understand his addiction better so that hopefully he can end it.

Good luck,

Debbie

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