A loved one's substance use can cause emotional, financial, legal, and medical problems, and can also affect your relationship with others. Understanding the roadblocks to acceptance and identifying reliable solutions are essential.
Everyone Defines Problems Differently
People experience and respond to problems in various ways. While your loved one's decision to use is not unique, resist the urge to compare your situation to others. Monitoring your response and defining the problems on your own terms can lead to breakthrough solutions.