So after our courtship, I was more than willing to move up to Seattle from Los Angeles and live with him. But I had already invested so much in this relationship, moving states and all. Other months, it may be all she can deal with. I was blindsided, stunned, and overwhelmed with a twister of emotions. Many days I have guilt and regrets for leaving and not being able to help him out of his addiction.
It is a disease that affects the brain, the body, and the emotions.
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Some evenings I found strength in myself and was able to tolerate the uncomfortable emotions he was experiencing without reacting. Needless to say, it felt like a match made in heaven. Help is a phone call away. The Recovery Village Editorial Team. They also understand what to expect of themselves and other people, and they can teach you to be open in the same manner. Please Read How to deal with emotions past rocky on-and-off relationship? Some people may be concerned about the level of trust or potential of relapse, but they must understand that addiction is a lifelong battle.