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Meth Addiction

by Julie
(Denver )

My husband has been doing meth for the last, I would say, 5 months now. He would disappear almost every weekend and some times during the week.

He did not come home this past Thursday or didn't go to work this past Friday. This will be his 3rd day missing his job. He does text me saying how sorry he is, and he wants to come home.

Today he was to go to work (late) he said, but he didn't go to work. I honestly am at my wits end with all of this. I love him dearly.

We have a 7 year old son who this is affecting and I don't know what to tell him because he is questioning why his daddy is always gone and not coming home. I don't know whether I should sit him down and let him know what is going on.

I just don't know what to do? I am so lost.

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The sooner your husband's addiction is stopped the better it will be.
by: Debbie Wicker

Dear Julie,

Meth is a truly awful drug because it attacks the brain and can cause enormous mental health destruction that can take YEARS to recover from even after the addict stops using.

Your husband needs medical support to detox from the meth, he also needs treatment and also, most importantly, he needs to go to meetings DAILY and begin working the 12 steps.

I know that right now this seems almost impossible to imagine getting your husband to do this, but it can happen if you learn ways to love him but hate his addiction.

I highly recommend that you find an Al-anon meeting TODAY and begin attending Al-anon at least three times a week and start working the 12 steps yourself. Al-anon can teach you how to find your way through this terrible calamity of addiction.

Once you start going and begin the 12 step process, invite your husband to go with you. If you are both working the steps his chances of recovery significantly improve. Hopefully he will become willing to let you help him get the support he needs to end this terrible addiction before it completely destroys him, his mental health and your family.

Please go to Al-anon today,

Debbie

relief
by: CM

I read your post and other posts and started crying with relief knowing it isn't me...there's others with the same story. It's comforting and it makes me feel stronger in myself. TY.

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