I have been in a 10 year relationship with someone I didn't know was an addict...I will fast forward to 2 weeks ago when he admitted to being an addict and getting help.. his been receiving outpatient treatment....lost his 15 year job but is getting treatment...but for me it's an every day struggle. I can not understand what it is to be an addict because I never been one but I am trying to understand my boyfriend but it's like a mental challenge when I feel I am being attacked by him 24/7...its mentally abusive when his telling me his the way he is because of me or that before he meet me he was ok...when I know he was not ok...I am trying to stay positive and be here for him but how can I do so when in his recovery process I am hurting myself...we have a disabled child and I feel I am losing my mind over everything happening around me and I want to be positive for my son and his dad but I feel lost and I hate not knowing what will be the outcome.
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Apr 5, 2019