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Resolutions For Addiction in Birmingham

Effects On Family


Drug dependency can cause damage in almost all aspect of your life including those of your family and friends. Damage that is not easily repairable can be caused in your family life. This is on account of, compulsion is an illness that does not just influence the someone who is addicted themselves, it influences almost everybody you are in contact with, particularly your family and companions.

Disputes and trauma amongst personal relationships is caused because the misuse of drugs means that you do not stop to consider your choices, actions, and the consequences, and this can be irreparable.


The Time Energy And Focus Of An Addict

Drug addiction has taken your time, energy and focus and results in putting drug consumption on the top of your to do list. You are left with little time to spend with your family and friends as you have kept such a strong focus on obtaining and using drugs. The result of this is that your loved ones feel hurt, jealous, resentful, and bitter towards your drug use. You may discover that you have had a growing number of arguments with your loved ones, your relationships are starting to grow apart because you have been putting drugs ahead of your family.


Financial Pressure

Drug enslavement can bring about an awesome financing issue in the lives of the someone who is addicted themselves, and in addition their relatives. You have been lavishly splurging on drugs and have been really engrossed with the habit that this has resulted in your family having financial problems.

In a short binge or just one day, you can quite easily spend hundreds or thousands of pounds to pay for your drug habit.


Your dependence on drugs might be so severe that you are no longer fit to be in the work environment, making you lose your job.


These factors create an enormous burden on your partner or spouse because they will have to provide and care for the rest of the family, and yourself, by themselves.

Due to a family member or friend's addiction, many families have had to think about filing for bankruptcy, foreclosure, or to spend their retirement or life's savings. Your drug addiction is significantly influencing the welfare and prosperity of your family on a long haul premise.


Children Being Involved

Your children can be the victims of severe emotional damage due to the drug addiction. Your drug habit can bring harm to your kids as well which will remain with them for whatever is left of their lives and this can be aggressive, emotionally and sexually. Numerous offspring of addicts experience the ill effects of long haul enthusiastic and mental harm that causes genuine effects on their social dependability, and also their education and emotional wellness.

Drug addiction can push children to lose whatever good regard they have of you seeing that you cannot be responsible for yourself as well as for them. Similarly, the nonexistence of any rules and regulations in your home can easily cause your children to lead the same lifestyle as yours in an attempt to get away from the harsh reality they've experienced. Extensive emotional and mental problems may occur if your child feels insecure, thus blaming themselves for your own drug abuse.

It is estimated by the government that cases of the parent misusing drugs or alcohol equate to 50-80% of child neglect and abuse cases.


Impact On Your Spouse And Significant Other As Well

Drug abuse can easily result in partner or domestic abuse affecting them both in emotional or physical aspects. This can have destructive effects on your relationship. This will lead to your partner to find some other comfort in the form of cheating, or they look for different relationships and find comfort. You may get the sympathy from your loved one, however, this is purely manipulation and excuses on your part to justify your devastating behaviour.

Studies show that 75% of abusive behaviour in a home is only because of drugs usage in one or more of the people involved.


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Risking Your Health And Others Health

Because drugs can alter your judgement, you may be inclined to participate in dangerous sexual behaviour which can result in the increase of the chances of getting sexually transmitted diseases. This will then compromise your partner or spouse's health by risking them getting an STD.

You are putting yourself and others at a great risk of contracting blood-borne diseases if you use intravenous drugs and needle share that too can transmit to your partner. These maladies that can be contracted through needle sharing can bring about you or your friends and family to turning out to be sick, conceivably executing them, creating an expanding measure of weight on your family.


The Effects Of Your Addiction

Separation or divorce with your spouse or partner may the result of effects of drugs on your family. It can create an unbalanced atmosphere for your youngsters leading to psychological and emotional distress. Financial issues may become a serious problem that you suffer. Your health may even start to deteriorate.

So the conclusion is that, your life, your family life and your workplace is only damage because of your drug habits. It is time to look for help and start your recovery, not only for yourself but for the family as well.