If someone drinks heavily, it is going to catch up with them.” What is heavy drinking?
For women, it’s having more than three drinks a day or seven a week. If you drink more than the daily or weekly limit, you’re at risk.
If you're romantically involved with a current or former drug addict, just know it's not all bad.
Dating a drug addict, as with dating anyone, comes with pros and cons.
Dating became a daily juggling act between love and drugs, between happiness and utter devastation.
I was constantly in a state of limbo about the success of my partner and the future of our relationship.
I've had three serious relationships in my life, and two of them were with drug addicts.
Or he might make excuses like, “I only drink expensive wine” or “I haven’t lost everything or suffered setbacks because of drinking.” But he isn’t doing fine, says Robert Huebner, Ph D, of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
No one, he warns, “can drink heavily and maintain major responsibilities over long periods of time.
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The shame often associated with alcoholism, as well as denial, can be an obstacle to getting help.