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Co-Exist
Thoughts???? Do you think it is possible for an opiate addict to stay in a marriage where their spouse...More
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Addicts and relationships
Taking medication for addiction seems like pouring gasoline on a fire. Say someone was taking Suboxone,...More
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1. Should a recovering addict take these medicines?

2. Stopping the medicines changes the person, can someone
stop and stay with their current partner?
  • 1 yes, 1 yes
  • 1 yes, 2 no
  • 1 no, 2 yes
  • 1 no, 2 no
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Addicts and relationships
Taking medication for addiction seems like pouring gasoline on a fire. Say someone was taking Suboxone,...More
Posted by An_253127

Take the Poll

1. Should a recovering addict take these medicines?

2. Stopping the medicines changes the person, can someone
stop and stay with their current partner?
  • 1 yes, 1 yes
  • 1 yes, 2 no
  • 1 no, 2 yes
  • 1 no, 2 no
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Allergies and kratom powder
I recently started taking Thai kratom powder for occasional anxiety. Since I started I have had bad upper...More
Posted by An_253074
Alcohol relapse prevention
Where can I find a alcohol relapse prevention program close to 34450 area code?
Posted by Trav34450
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Alcohol detoxing at home question
Question: at what point is the severity of the detox symptoms too dangerous to be at home??? Probably...More
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? on alcohol detoxing at home
Hi, I have a question on Alcohol. detoxing yourself at home. I'm 47, and short of getting completely back on...More
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Chemical Dependency, Lying, Mooching, and in Denia...
For about a year my cousin has been living with my parents and I. She is on about four different meds as far...More
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How long is snorted cocaine in your system?
I made the mistake of hanging out with the wrong crowd, and had gotten really drunk. I didn't realize that...More
Posted by gabzilla123
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What to do if you have adhd but are a drug addict
HI My boyfriend is a drug addict and is in recovery but for pain pills such as oxy. He has terrible add and...More
Posted by An_250153
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Am I a Dry Drunk??
I am a 43 year old female who drank very heavily for the last 3 years, all day, everyday. I am now 110 days...More
Posted by Charliee70
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Is it possible to become allergic to Suboxone afte...
Within the last 2 weeks every time I take my dosage (4mg) in the morning 2-4mg in the afternoon I get...More
Posted by modiggityson
need help with alcoholic husband
My husband whom I love with all my heart, has admitted he is an alcoholic, he said he enjoys drinking that it...More
Posted by An_252266

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Do I give up and leave my alcoholic husband that I love, but he refuses to even try to get sober or do I talk with his doctor behind his back. I have gotten rid of all alcohol in our home. He scares me because he drives while drinking.
  • stay with him and continue to drive myself crazy
  • leave and be in misery because I love him
  • go behind his back to his doctor
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Relationship with life long addict....???
I would like some advice from folks familiar with addiction. Although this is regarding a relationship, I...More
Posted by An_252243

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What would you do? Stay with the ex, despite a history of addiction because he's sober now and the love of my life?
  • Stay with the ex/love of my life despite a history of addiction
  • Leave ex alone, see where things go w/ my "new flame"
  • Other (please explain in response)
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Living with a dry drunk????
My husband of 20 years stopped drinking and smoking now for some 18 months. If he had continued to lead this...More
Posted by Charms102
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Methadone and Strattera
I was wondering if anyone could help me out ? My husband has an Addiction that he is getting help with...More
Posted by An_252054
drug test
I used to use marijuana on a regular basis, my rational was anxiety/depression. after several years of...More
Posted by havnaroughone
methadone and benzos
my boyfriend has suffered from addiction his whole life. He has been going to the methadone clinic for...More
Posted by uberconcerned
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Effexor Withdrawls
Ive been taking Effexor 300mg a day for over a year now, and suddenly my doctor wont prescribe anymore...More
Posted by kysonjensen
Seizures from meth withdrawal??
I was heavily into meth for 2 months and I have decided to quit cold turkey. Since then I have felt like I am...More
Posted by An_252012
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Incontinence
My husband is an alcoholic.[br>[br>When he has 4+ beers and falls asleep he wets the bed, floor,...More
Posted by Anon_166768
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Weed Withdrawal
Hello i am 20 years old . i've been smoking weed for 2 years now. I was a frequent user, i used to smoke...More
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Weed Withdrawal
Hello i am 20 years old . i've been smoking weed for 2 years now. I was a frequent user, i used to smoke...More
Posted by Stefanosth
cravings help
My son has been taking suboxone for over a year now and is doing well. His girlfriend, who has also been clean...More
Posted by jmvdm
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cravings help
My son has been taking suboxone for over a year now and is doing well. His girlfriend, who has also been clean...More
Posted by jmvdm
Need help dealing with my boyfriend who is an adic...
This has been a serious roller coaster. My boyfriend lied and lied to me about being on drugs. Basically told...More
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Help - quitting tramadol but on the verge of relap...
This is a desperate plug. I am trying to quit tramadol after a five year addiction. Presently, titrated for two...More
Posted by Katze
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medication assisted treatment for opiate addiction
Hello i was wondering if anyone has any advice on the safest medication to use in treatment for opiate...More
Posted by lunaoneluv
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Effexor XR to Cymbalta
I've been on Effexor XR 150mg for 7 years and just switched to Cymbalta 30mg 4 days ago. My Effexor has been...More
Posted by Kefish5
Levels of a positive drug test
What does it mean if a drug test comes back and the test is positive for opiates with a level of 5000 and...More
Posted by An_250153

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