My boyfriend was a drug addict

Well, you said him telling you this put him down in your eyes. This would hurt me as I’m happy with who I am today and how far I’ve come. I wouldn’t want to be with someone who thinks I’m less than because I’m a recovering drug addict. In saying that though, this may just be your first reaction.. it’s not exactly something you were expecting to hear from your partner. Think about the person he is today, how we deals with his emotions and difficulties in life. Speak with him about the reasons he used. A lot of people, like myself, use drugs to escape their reality and emotions. Hopefully he’s working through the causes of his addiction too. Good luck.

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