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Old 09-21-2004, 11:34 PM
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I was reading the post for can u relate and noticed a lot of us are dealing with the same thing. As I read the posts and cried, I relized how much all of our stories were the same. The differences between the man we love and the man that uses. The hurt crack addiction brings to our lives and the fears. Anyway, I thought I would start this thread as a place we could all talk and support each other. I know I'm tired of feeling alone in this, tired of no one understanding why I'm still by his side, and tired of going from hope to no hope and back again.
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being almost 40 (( not too close lol 37 )) i will say this , recently i had a disagreement while on vacation with my best friend tee ((10 years older )) , she and her college daughter ** my play niece ** were havin a debate about crack , and how ya differentiate between coke and crack , we both told her , its the difference in what u cook it with , cooked coke is one thing , crack another , coke is a rick folks thing (( free base )) while crack has additives , (( poors mans free base )) and she was so pissed , not to mention she asked how her daughter knew how shit was cooked and different ect , i was in the middle , colleges kids know alot , and i , know alot from my past !! but she really only knew about coke free base no crack at all , so we tried to explain , and she didnt get it ..
i have inisde knowledge , about both of these subjects , and yes i could tell many stories , the main story i will tell , is until i gave all that shit up , i had no love or respect for myself !! and no one in the world could give me that , BUT ME !!
U CANNOT MAKE SOMEONE CHANGE , THEY HAVE TO WANT TO AND DO IT ON THEY OWN !!!!!! SO DONT SWEAT IT , IF THEY AINT READY , U HAVE TO DO WHAT U NEED TO DO , FOR U !!!!
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My STBX-Husband is a meth addict, he uses rigs and is a much harder core addict than I am. I was always functional, worked for my high, whereas he committed burglaries. When I'd use, I'd stay home. (BTW, I never used during our marriage, I had 3 years 11 months free from crank - used 4x last year after I left him, relapsed on it 6 weeks ago). Anyways, when he would use he wouldn't come home for days and days.

I feel in love with the CLEAN person but soon began to see him as 2 people. One I could love, one I could not. When the person I couldn't love was around (well NOT AROUND) more than the CLEAN person, I had to weigh my options. I left.

Through staying with him, I became a very depressed person and went on to do unspeakable things in my depression to my children. THEY were the victims in all this. I was trying to make a house and a home with someone incapable of it (at that time, if ever) I spent more energy on HIM, trying to get him help, trying to make him see the things he was doing to ME, all the while neglecting myself.

I now concentrate on me. I've given him away to God and I no longer am in love with him to the point where I"d want to work it out but I don't hate him either.

Loving an addict in an active addiction can zap the lifeblood from you. I never had a clean house for him to come home to because I drank wine and beer. He would drink before he came home, have a glass of wine with me then be a friggin JERK. I realize how I enabled him...never again. I'm now clean and sober, trying for the 3rd time in my life to have a fully clean and sober future. But yeah, I've been there, done that, and won't ever again...unless I see true EFFORT on the man's part.
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I used to date a crack addict.. I met him through a friend of mine who he was in jail with and fell head over heels in love with him.. He got out after being in jail for nine months and was high within one hour and that was 18 months ago and he is probably still high.. He turned my life upside down, inside out and topsy turvy in the time he was with me. I knew nothing about crack at that point, now I know way more than I should... He would go on his binges and then come back home to me and sleep... he would lay there and tell me, I'm done I promise, no more.. and then fall asleep, sleep for 12 hours, wake up starving.. eat all the food in the house, then he was right out there again.. I thought I could "save" him.. I told him he had to go out of my life. I have kids, I started using with him when my kids weren't around.... Finally he did leave and I'm telling you... the stupidest part of all of it was that I missed him... but I knew for my own mental health he needed to stay gone out of my life....

I still think about him to this day and hope and pray that maybe, just maybe he is cleaned up.. however, that drug has such a powerful pull on him that I seriously doubt that he is..

If your addict truly wants to get clean, find the resouces for him, BUT you can't make him do it.. it has to be him.. I know how you feel... good luck to you and to him...
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Geez Lisa Marie, you just echo'd my story, only I didn't use w/ him (well alcohol and weed, but not the meth) but wow, amazing all the good intentions they have while coming down only to repeat the behavior.


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I've been with my fiancee' for almost 2 years and the first year was HORRIBLE...He was a drunk and the only time he wanted to smoke crack was when he would drink.....I can't even begin to explain what I went through...
MANY nights he made me drive him to Cleveland to get it at all hours, I did it because I didn't want to fight with him more than we already were. He overdrew my bank account numerous times...sold my PS2 for $100 worth of rocks...I tried to write a check to the drug dealer (who wanted $200) to get my PS2 back...he got the check, I did NOT get my PS2 back, so I had to put stop payment on the check. He even stole his mothers car one night....got jumped, pistol-whipped in the head and face, almost got his mom's car stolen....came home about 12 hours later with blood literally running down his face and head all over his clothes....Sometimes I would call his house and he would tell his little bro to tell me he wasn't there.....I knew better so I would go there and find him locked in the bathroom..he wouldn't let me near him when he would do it, he would run from me in his own back yard when I showed up at his house!!!..he always tried to hide it..I found crack pipes in his room....one night he got so drunk and wanted to go to Cleveland...I finally put my foot down and wouldn't take him....he got angry, we got in a fight...needless to say, he went into a blackout...punched me in the face and fractured the bridge of my nose...AM I CRAZY FOR BEING IN LOVE WITH HIM STILL AND NOW BEING ENGAGED???????
Sometimes I wonder..he is locked up right now.....I feel in my heart that he never meant to hurt me, he didn't love himself so how could I of expected him to show me love? He IS different now and he sees what I went through, that I stuck by his side and it helps him even more to change. He ONLY wanted to smoke when he was drunk.... I put 2 and 2 together that he in fact wasn't a crack addict....he was an alcoholic who liked to smoke crack sometimes, but when he did.......it was ugly, it was something I would never even wish on my worst enemy...I told him, sadly, that I wished it would have been another woman I was competing with. You can't compete with someones love for drugs (I know, It runs in my family, I'm an ex- addict and my father and his 2 brothers(my uncles) and there father(my grandfather) are all in A.A., My father now owns a business and we have gone on many vacations...he is the best dad....thank god for A.A. and N.A.! Ironically, my father did the same things to my mother that my fiancee' pulled on me in the past.
The apple doesn't fall far from the tree, they say. He is better now and I know that because he could get anything, any one can get anything in prison, easier than on the streets.....I would know if he has been using.....I know and I feel it inmy heart that he is being honest and not using....He is taking GED, going to A.A., he quit smoking cigarettes even...I physically can see him getting healthier.....It is a long-awaited feeling of contentment after all I have been through with him....
If you truly love him, stand by his side and get him help...if not, than leave, for your sanity...
Here is something I learned in Al-Anon
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You didn't CAUSE it...
You can't CONTROL it......
You can't CURE it.......so do with the advice as you will and good-luck, you will need every ounce of it.....I will keep you in my prayers...I DO know exactly what you are going through
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Old 09-29-2004, 08:28 PM
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That was only 1/4 of everything that happened..............
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wvugirl2002!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

i can't believe what perfect timing=starting this thread...

mine paroled in august and now has had 1 24 hr binge, stayed clean...and just is comming off 5 day binge....of course sleeping.....he stays with his sister...

right now i am so angry, hurt...miserable, depressed...and, believe you me i am not in the mood to feel that way.....who is? ayyyyyyyyy


so like others have said he broke huge vows, promises, plans....he still expects me to marry him....

in prison he cleaned up beautifully...he stayed clean and sober through a drug treatment program in the prison...they even let him finish his sentence at a drug trreatment facility....and he is a violent offender...so usually they don't allow such an opportunity...for the door locks fromm the outside....

after he paroled he stayed there...

but, about 3 weeks ago, he decided to leave,,,he was on parole so he could...they thought he was awesome....

i told him i would not stay with him if he relapsed, he totally agreed, and humbley accepted why.....he truely is a vicious monster on crack, oh, and pcp...and, all kinds of malt liquor, and then this nasty thing called cisco...it is supposed to be like liquid pcp..

he has been an addict most of his life..he is 36....


i think i should leave...i have no hope..

i absolutelly adore him clean...we are brilliant together...truely my best friend...

but, when he goes on a binge he is meaner then a junkyard dog, and ugly as heck..

what do you all think?

much peace and love to you and yours!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
again thank you for starting this thread...tonight i was going to start a thread about my situation...but, i was to depressed to do so...and, then what do you know here is this thread....
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i am speaking from my own experience here, an addict (that'd be me) can not love themselves or anyone else when they are using...the drug is their love, their mistress, their significant other...its as simple as that...whatever i did, i did for my drug, until i was finally able to beat it...and the only way i did that was i was arrested and put on probation for 3 years...all my constitutional rights were revoked, and one dirty UA (UA's were weekly) and my son was gone (then 4 years old) i was 2500 miles away form home and not allowed to leave LA county...it was like being under house arrest, the Probation Officer could come to my home, at anytime, unannounced and do a search...I was scared (is there another word for chitless?)...thats how i beat the love of my life, meth, and until anyone can do that...there is noplace for anybody else, no matter how bad they want it. The drug IS their higher power.
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I married a crack addict. He stayed clean for the year we were together, then once we got married, BAM!!! My cell phone, pager, clothes, anything he could carry went out the door with him. I'm glad I never put him on any of my accounts. The total personality change and everything was too much to deal with. Then telling me that he owned me and everything I had was his too. I went crazy in a short period of time from just being around it.
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wvugirl2002!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

i can't believe what perfect timing=starting this thread...

mine paroled in august and now has had 1 24 hr binge, stayed clean...and just is comming off 5 day binge....of course sleeping.....he stays with his sister...

right now i am so angry, hurt...miserable, depressed...and, believe you me i am not in the mood to feel that way.....who is? ayyyyyyyyy


so like others have said he broke huge vows, promises, plans....he still expects me to marry him....

in prison he cleaned up beautifully...he stayed clean and sober through a drug treatment program in the prison...they even let him finish his sentence at a drug trreatment facility....and he is a violent offender...so usually they don't allow such an opportunity...for the door locks fromm the outside....

after he paroled he stayed there...

but, about 3 weeks ago, he decided to leave,,,he was on parole so he could...they thought he was awesome....

i told him i would not stay with him if he relapsed, he totally agreed, and humbley accepted why.....he truely is a vicious monster on crack, oh, and pcp...and, all kinds of malt liquor, and then this nasty thing called cisco...it is supposed to be like liquid pcp..

he has been an addict most of his life..he is 36....


i think i should leave...i have no hope..

i absolutelly adore him clean...we are brilliant together...truely my best friend...

but, when he goes on a binge he is meaner then a junkyard dog, and ugly as heck..

what do you all think?

much peace and love to you and yours!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
again thank you for starting this thread...tonight i was going to start a thread about my situation...but, i was to depressed to do so...and, then what do you know here is this thread....

Sweetheart, my heart goes out to you. II wish I had advise. I don't know how I would handle it. I would like to tell myself that I would leave, cause thats what I have said I would do if he messes this chance up. But, I 've said that before. I do know from experience, whatever your heart tells you to do, BE CAREFUL. While you know the clean sober one you love would never hurt you, its amazing what that sh** will do to them. I can't even begin to count the blackouts mine had, times where he hit me or threatened me. And, I used to tell myself he would never let anything happen to me and that I wasn't in danger. That was right before he and his best friend got shot up in my car. What if I or my 5 week old son had been with him that night? His best friend almost died and has permenant brain damage. Top it all, the boy who did it had been at our house numerous times. I never thought that stuff would happen to him or me. so please, keep yourself the #1 priority. My heart breaks for you, knowing this could be any of us. It is what I fear most cause mine has been an addict over half his life and hes only 27. If i can help or you just need someone to listen, please pm me or e-mail me, either one. I remember those times all too well. sleep for a few days, feel bad, sad, and depressed, and be at it again by the end of the day. I hated when hed sleep forever, but never wanted him to get up, cause I knew when he did hed be gone and I'd be left to wonder if he would come back. you have all my love and my prayers.
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That was only 1/4 of everything that happened..............
I can't bring myself to tell the rest.....
Hurts to much
Thank you for sharing. Mine is the same way. I couldn't tell half my stories, cause I still haven't accepted them. Mine sold my computer for 100. The night CPS came to take my baby son from me, because I was with him at the hospital after he was shot, he left me to go get high. they don't love anybody when they are that way. but you look at them and you know what they are like without it and how can you seperate the two. And I'm totally with you on that girl thing. I used to tell my man that all the time. I wished it were another girl he was chasing. At least then I could compete, or get mad and leave, or beat her butt. ya know! I could have probably even stood it if I thought he liked to get high. but he didn't. that was the hardest part for me to understand. why would you do something that made you soo miserable. he was never happy getting high. anyway, if you ever need to talk, I can relate and will be happy to l isten or vent or share war stories, cause sometimes it helps to not feel so alone. I still love my man. and we too are engaged. Crazy? probably, but my heart doesn't see another way.
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To everybody thats posting. Thank you. I don't know about you all, but being able to talk here really helps. Everybody wants to joke about a crackhead or whatever, but when you are in the middle of it, you see the struggle and the two people it creates. I mean, how many people can u talk to it about with getting that look like "how stupid are you" or just that look of sympathy? I know my baby and I know all the good thats in his heart. I just hope he will stay sober long enough to realize it all himself. I can't abandon him cause then what chance does he have. My son and I are the only family hes got. he's mom's a crack addict and mental before shes using. his dads an alcoholic and hasn't written him or seen him in two years cause he just doesn't care enough. He is sober now, but hes locked up. I do think hes staying away on the inside causehes pretty open with me and he tells me when and what he has to do to stay away. he hasn't been written up in the two years hes been in for anything and he pretty much stays to himself. I don't know, some days are harder than others, but I hope we all bond together and keep this thread going. My heart goes out to all of us and I will say the same prayer for all of your loved ones that I say for mine, that God will heal them of their addiction, mind, body, and soul. and remember, success does happen and God is in the bussinees of making miracles.
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in fact wasn't a crack addict....he was an alcoholic
Alcohol is a drug. If someone is addicted to ONE drug, they have the potential to be addicted to ANY of them. I know alcoholics only who just DRINK and don't do drugs. If he's smoking Crack, he's beyond just being addicted to alcohol, he's an addict, plain and simple. But I believe an alcoholic is an addict because they are addicted to alcohol. Kwim?

I've been thru alot too, doesn't sound like as much as you MzBlakes but if you care to talk, I'm here.
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Unfortunately, I can relate. My affair left me with a broken heart, major loss of money, a dope addiction, and little if any self respect. The truth is, if his praying and teary eyed parents couldn't help him, then there was little I could do in that respects. I just kept buying his lies about recovery, and how he only does it occasionally (like you could just do it occasionally), etc. The truth is, I played Russian Roulette with my sexual and physical well being. Atleast he taught me what drugs can really do to you. I sure didn't want to be him in ten years. The truth is, there is little we can do for these addicts except pray, they must do it for themselves. And if they hate themselves, they probably won't ever do it. I hear about him every so often, as he seems to sift to and fro between recovery and addiction, getting recovered in prison and getting addicted back on the streets. It breaks my heart, but I'm glad I don't have anything to do with him. Any kind of relationship with him is risky. How can you have a lover you can't even trust around your purse? But that's the way it is I guess. And I still pray for him, doing all that I can because at this point, that is all I can do. It helps knowing he didn't want me for me, but for my money and dope. In that case, all it took was another woman with more money and more dope to take him away from me, and I wasn't going to be left alone penniless with an STD. I had to cut the strings, and that's what I did. Fortunately or unfortunately, another woman with those assets did come along, and I didn't even have to worry about him pestering me. I was a little sad, but happy to relieve my burden. I'm sorry somebody else had to pick it up though. I don't hate him, he hates himself enough and why throw a stone at a broken window? We should always love and forgive, but that doesn't mean we have to put ourselves in jeopardy to do it. Please don't let your BF use your love to enable himself.
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I can relate with all of you. I have been with my husband for twenty years, married 17 and have been through a lot with him relapsing every few years. It hurts like hell, and I know people who haven't gone through this cannot relate and am sure they think I am nuts for putting up with it. But he is a really great guy and when he is not using I have no complaints and that is what has me standing by his side. We just found out he is bipolar which probably explains why he relapses every few years , since they tend to self medicate themselfs with drugs. Its scary because there is no guarantee if he will ever relapse again, but I love him enough to take the chance and support him in anyway I can. Hopefully the time will fly by and we can be together again, God willing.
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I can relate also...About 7 months after I started dating my now husband, I found out I was pregnant and within a few weeks I also found out about his crack and drinking addiction...Before I had gotten pregnant, we would party together drink, smoke pot and occasionally do a little coke....Never crack tho...I stayed with him thinking, well he is going to be a daddy so he will have to change! Hell, I gave up all of my partying so I thought he could do too....NOPE! I remember all of the nights waiting up for him to come home or to get a call from the police with knots in my stomach. He was out the night before I was scheduled to deliver our baby! So much for my last night of peacefull sleep!
Our son was born in February and I finally left the first time in April for a few weeks, I didnt want my innocent son around that crap...I heard the whole "Im sorry, I have changed, I quit please come back" I went back...This happened a few more times. I didnt even tell my friends why I had left him...It was embarassing for me! I was living with my sister in September and he woke up after a couple days binging and looked around our apartment and realized he had sold all of our large appliances and had nothing in the fridge/freezed and he decided that day he was sick and tired of being sick and tired! He went into a program at the Salvation Army from Sept - May. He relapsed one time in July and he came home that night and said this is the last time you will ever be able to yell and scream at me because I am done with this crap!!
July 28th will be his 9 year clean date!
I am very proud of him!
In order for an addict to quit, they have to have the determination, THE HONEST WANT TO QUIT and a lot to willpower!!! I saw an AA/NA bumper sticker and I liked it...It said " You Gotta Wanna"
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I am going through alot of ths same thing right now. I bumped into my ex a few weeks ago, and we decided to try things again, they say 3rd times a charm, right? I first met him when I was 16, and thought he was so cool, we were friends for a long time, and then he got sent to prison for 14 months. We wrote back and forth, and when he came home, he came home to me. We were so in love there for awhile, but then he started hanging with his old friends and using coke and crack again. I was sent to prison for 9 months (not over him) and expected him to be there for me like I was for him. I found out I was pregnant while in prison, and had a miscarriage, never heard from him the whole time. Didnt see him when I came home for about 4 years. We met again one night, and thought we were gonna try things again. He had done so much with his life, he had his own business, had gotten custody of his 2 boys, had everything going for him. He stayed clean for 6 years. Then he started on crack again, and in 2 years lost everything he had worked so hard for. When I bumped into him again almost a month ago now, he was just getting out of a relationship, and about to lose what little he had left. I did help him cath up the electric bill, but figured that was the end of my responsibility. We are getting along great, he still has cravings, but we work through them together. He has had one relapse since we have been together this time, and I have already told him that I wont deal with this on a regular basis. That I love him too much to watch him destroy himself like that. I am so hoping that he can beat this once again. I am hoping for the best, but trying not to get my hopes up too much, cause I know if I lose him this time, it will be for the last time.
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i've been through it all too, even picking up the addiction. i never thought i would. i had watched him do it to himself for 2 yrs. i don't know why i ever said i would try it. i think because i figured at least if we did it together then he wouldn't be out on those binges, he would be with me. i was so relieved when he went to prison, neither one of us could stop. i haven't touched it since then and finally after 2 yrs i can honestly say i don't want it anymore. it is a horrible drug. he says he is done with it also. i believe that crack addiction is like a possession. the addict will let you see small glimpses of your loved one when it will help him to get the drug. but that addict is not the same person you love, it just looks and sounds like him. i hope all of you take care of yourselves and that the one you truly love will be strong enough to get out.
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this thread just caught my eye. My first contact with a crack addict was right after I had my child, he was amazing, I feel head over heels with him, at first I didn't know he used crack, hell I didn't even really know what it was...he gets his first paycheck , and he asks me to go to the casino with him...needless to say we never made it there, but instead he took me to a dope house, spent 400.00 on crack and we smoked for hours, I threw up and felt misrable, but that high was great. A few weeks later I moved myself out of my sisters home and into a motel room with this guy, all hours of the night people in and out smoking, I was so wrapped, I was high all the time, I begged and pleaded with him to stop smoking, and quit offering...unfortunatley I couldn't turn it down. I think I was staying there for about 3 months, hell I barley remember that time in my life, but I ended up gettin my own place, and the night before "we" moved he stole my diposite right out of my friends wallet (I never kept money in my purse when he was around) he did borrow enough from his mom to pay me back in time and then "we" moved into my apartment and the first night there he stole money from a friend of mine and we sat and smoked all night long, the next day my "bestfriend" left to go sell magazines (easy money and shelter when your an addict) he left me high and dry.

Then I met my husband, when I met him, I knew something was funny about him, I knew the all to familiar "bathroom" trips becuz his stomache hurt, I knew the late night "please take me heres" it was all to familiar, long story short, he was addicted to crack and I think that had he not met me, he would have stayed addicted, but I got to him only a few months into his addiction........and he choose me

My "bestfriend" came rolling back to my home town after a year of not seeing him, (about 5 months ago) and he didn't change a bit, still beggin me to take him places and please give him a place to stay, he stole from everyone he came in contact with and went to rehab cuz he found himself homeless, I tried to help him, took him money and smokes, got his paycheck cashed and I really thought he wanted to quit, then he asks me for all of his money (I was holding it for him) and I gave it to him, and it was weeks before I seen him again, he left rehab, sold all his xmas gifts, cashed his daughters money order (her xmas gift) and got high, on new years eve I dusted him from my life for good, he claimed he was my "bestfriend" and he didn't see anything different then before he had left the first time, and things were gonne be the same "come on man, hit the pipe you know you wanna" he tried to talk his way into gettin me to using crack again, so he would have someone on his side. He ignored the times I told him "I dont smoke anymore" he wanted so bad for me to be head over heels for him again so he wasn't alone. It was very hard to give my friendship up with him, but I knew he was never gonna change, he stole from his parents, he left his 2 year old baby in another state and hasn't seen her since.( she is now 5) He once was very happy man, had a beautiful wife, and a sweet little girl, he really had it made, but that crack got the best of him. I hear he is somewhere in flordia, doing what he does best, selling magazines, ripping people off and living his life as a hotel crack head. I do pray that someday his wife and child forgive him, becuz he cannot control his habit, and like everyone here says he's gotta wanna quit.

I just wanted to share my experience in this area, I havent been through all the things I read about here and I couldnt immagine a home life with someone who is addicted, you women are very strong and I hope in the end you guys get what you have been fighting for, your men or yourselves clean of this horrible drug.
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I feel like I am being unfaithful by posting here. The man I married is perfect for me and makes me feel so safe and secure, but he is in jail right now and has dedicated himself to the Lord and his family. I truly beleive that with God all things are possible, but sometimes I wonder if my husband will disappear when he is released. Will crack take over and take away my happiness once again? We talk about our new beginning and I want it so bad. I feel guilty about having doubts. It is not really doubt as much as it is fear. I don't express my fears anymore to him since the beginning of his incarceration. He says that he is done with that life and I pray that its true.
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Speaking of crack addicts. My husband is one and has many years of prison left. I 'm tired of the whole prison wife thing and am sick of being alone all the time and want to get a divorce...He's been in and out and all about God in and using when he gets out. Just tired of it all. well actually I want him to get the divorce in there. Does anyone know about them getting the divorce in prison. I heard it was much cheaper and easier for them to get it than for us on the outside? thanx for any answers you might have.
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I also heard that it is very cheap for them to get the divorce. Though that may be state specific, I don't know. Perhaps post a thread in the state he is in right now and see if anyone can give you advice about that.
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my b/f is an addict and i had no idea until he had a relapse and disappeared for 2 weeks. he stole my cell phone and money from me. he ha dsome story about needing to borrow moneyt until payday and i came over to give it too him. he was acting kinda funny but i didn't know why. then he said he had to drop by a friends house. well he went in the building and never came back out. so i was left outside in the roughest part of town and i was stranded cause he had my cellphone and i had no cash on me! i am lucky i didn't get robbed or something.

he also got kicked out of his residence and was literally sleeping outside on the coldest nights of the winter. he was even lying and telling folks he had AIDS and was homeless cause no one would take him in cause he was sick. so when folks did hear the sob story and take him in he would steal from them. it got so bad at one point that i was embarrassed to be seen in public cause everyone who knew him, knew that i was dating him and would always have horrible stories to tell me.

he has always experimented with drugs while trying to self medicated himself because he suffers from PTSD. sometime in 2001 he became a full blown addict.

although we have not been together for long i can only imagine what he put his ex through and i am scared i might end up going through hell too. he going away to his treatment program soon but i can't help but to be scared that when he comes home he will relapse again. the man i met and fell for is totally different from the jerk that left me in harms way that night. its amazing how drugs transforms someone into another person, almost a monster in some regards.
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