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Addiction Solutions In The Leicester Area

Effects On Family


Destruction in all areas of your life may be caused due to drug addiction as well as the lives of your loved ones. Damage that is not easily repairable can be caused in your family life. This is because, the disease of addiction affects everyone that you come close to, especially loved ones, as well as the addict themselves.

The serious result of drug abuse is that it badly affects your personal relationships which may be impossible to repair, however, it does not reflect on your deeds, selections and their ramifications.


The Focus Time And Energy Of An Addict

Getting your hands on drugs and taking them are your top priority, because your drug addiction has taken up a lot of your time, focus and energy. You have barely any time left to spend with your loved ones because you are solely focused on getting and taking drugs. You are actually allowing your loved ones to have nothing but negative emotions towards your drug dependency like anger, animosity, pain as well as distrust. When you place drugs in front of your family members then your relationships with them will be shattered, and day by day your arguments increases.


Financial Stress

A great financing issue can be caused by the addiction in the lives of the addict themselves, as well as their family members. You have been trying to get your hands on more drugs by spending any money you can, funding your habit and causing your family to go broke.

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


You may even lose your job due to the fact that you have a severe addiction that causes you to not longer be able to work properly.


A bigger burden is created by your spouse or partner by these as they are then responsible to solely provide and care for the rest of your family, as well as for you.

Numerous families have been confronted with the choice of liquidation, dispossession, losing their life's reserve funds, retirement investment funds and so on because of their friends and family addiction. Your drug dependency has definitely impacted your family's health and comfort, one which they endure for a long time.


When Children Are Included

Your children can be the victims of severe emotional damage due to the drug addiction. You may become violent due to your drug abuse, or emotionally abuse your children or even sexually abuse them, causing damage that will stay with them for the rest of their lives. The emotional and psychological abuse can remain in the lives of your kids, which cause severe impacts on their mentality, education, and personality in the long term.

They don't respect you because you are hurting yourself and them, and you are not reliable anymore because of your drug habit. A lack of structure and rules may appear in your home, causing your child to turn to a life similar to your own as an escape from pain in their reality. And moreover, their mental and emotional health becomes shattered and they start to blame themselves for you drug abuse.

The results shows that the average of 50-80% of youngsters are being abused and abandoned when their parents, or parent, are using drugs or alcohol.


Suffering By Your Partner Or Spouse Also Happens

Your drug habit can also bring harm to your partner or spouse; emotional and mental. This may even have damaging consequences on your relations. Many of the relationships that suffer due to drug addiction can result in seeking other forms of satisfaction, or cheating by the addicted person, who then makes excuses for their actions. You may get the sympathy from your loved one, however, this is purely manipulation and excuses on your part to justify your devastating behaviour.

As a result of one or more of the individuals involved having used drugs or alcohol an estimated 75% of domestic violence incidents occur.


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Risking Your Health And Others Health

Your drug habits does not only affect your perception but also makes you partake in unsafe sexual conduct that will be the cause of dangerous infections sexually transmitted to you. When you have an accomplice or life partner back home you are then putting their well being at danger of getting these STD's.

You can be the cause of transmitting to your partner the contracting blood borne diseases if you utilize intravenous drugs and needle share, thus risking yourself too. These types of diseases that are contracted through needle sharing can result in your loved one or you becoming severely ill, which could be fatal, and also put more and more stress on your family life.


The Effects Of Your Addiction

Separation or divorce with your spouse or partner may the result of effects of drugs on your family. An unstable atmosphere may be caused for your children by this, causing emotional and psychological damage. Then you endure financial problems. Your health may even start to deteriorate.

The lives of your family and friends is the only damage that is done because of drug addiction. You can start considering getting assistance and begin your healing process not just for your sake but for your loved ones, too.