Substance abuse affects millions of families. If your partner is struggling with an addiction, you’re not alone, but you will be traveling a difficult road with possibly severe consequences. If you stay in the relationship, your strength and persistence can be crucial to your partner’s recovery. It’s very important to concentrate on your own needs, and let your partner handle the consequences of his or her actions. As your partner struggles with addiction, the following suggestions may help you: Educate yourself about the problem and find a support group. Avoid arguments with your partner, but be a cheerleader when he or she makes progress.

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