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How long does it hurt?

When one is on meth and comes down off of a, oh lets say a weeks high, how long does the body hurt? I've heard that ones body hurts horribly when the meth wears off, and that is why the addict is so desperate for another high. If one cannot get access to more, how long does the pain last? Thanks in advancee.   Straightjacket

Posted: 09/24/2017 7:39 PM

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Can you be an unknowing crack user?

I know this seems like a ridiculous and naive question,  but I have to rule it out. My husband of barely one year was a recovering crack addict when i meant him.  He said he had been clean for 5 years.  I should also add that he is a 100% disabled veteran with ptsd. I really thought he was done with the drugs.  He was 53 when we met and I thought he was too old to keep that up much longer.  Since then (about 3 years ago) he has had 3 relapses that he admits to, and one he had a crazy story about that i no longer believe.  Now i am starting to believe that he has never been totally clean. He is so good at hiding it. The fact that he has got it past me for so long says a lot. Because i don't let things go until i find the truth and i am very thorough. He is a very intelligent man. Yet i will confront him with black and white proof and he will still act like i am crazy and he has no idea what im talking about. He is also very delusional and i assumed that was the ptsd. But i am now wondering if the crack has eaten his brain so badly that he literally doesn't know he is still doing it. Does anyone know if that's possible? For example 3 days ago he came home with about 100 dollars less than he was supposed to have and made up a story that i couldn't prove wrong because i wasnt there. That night he abruptly left with our dog,  who he never takes on a walk and was gone for 25 minutes. He comes back acting very weird.  I confronted him, but he laughed it off. Then came in later and apologized for making me feel suspicious. He kept disappearing down to the basement for no reason. If i ask him why he is going down there he gets mad and says im being a nag.  All night long he kept getting in and out of bed. His eyes looked weird but not dialated. But he did have ativan so maybe that counteracted the effects some. I ended up looking through his call history on the sprint site because he cant delete that. I foung one number that had been dialed almost obsessively that night. They were all one minute calls, at least 20 of them and only one incoming call from that number and they stopped right before the dog walk. I had to threaten divorce to even get him to admit that he called that number. His reason for that is that he was having urges and that was someone he knew from recovery who was giving him support. At the time i couldn't think straight to bring up the fact that those calls were too short for that. Later on i found that he has been calling that same number since at least July. 

I really feel like he believes these lies he tells thats why i ask if he could be so messed up that he thinks he really isnt doing it. Also one thing i am confused about is that i never smelled it. Ive read about what it smells like and i have smelled that in our house in the past but had no clue what it was. 

Posted: 09/24/2017 2:21 PM

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Ink pens

Why do ink pens keep disappearing OR I constantly find dismantled ink pens & broken ink pens, ALL over the house? 

Posted: 09/21/2017 1:53 AM

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bathroom mirror

Are the blood spatters on the bathroom mirror really from my husband shaving?  I have dated other guys and I have never experienced this.

Posted: 09/20/2017 4:39 PM

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Cologne for men

Why does my husband have high-end colognes, practically nothing else high-end, and everytime he claims to spray them in the bathroom they reek and leave a stench throughout the house?

Posted: 09/20/2017 4:37 PM

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What drug creates a light smell of burnt rubber or maybe burnt plastic when smoked?

My room mate has been smoking drugs in the house since day one. When I moved in I knew she smoked pot. I am familiar with it and know what it smells like--I'm from California. It was ok with me that she smoked it in her room as long as it didn't affect me.

The night I moved in I don't know what was in what she smoked but I woke up in the middle of the night to the smell of weed smoke mixed with something else and I was so inebriated ( I slept in my room with the door shut) that I was dizzy and couldn't walk straight going to the bathroom.

Since then I have noticed that about every 2 or 3 days she smokes something in her room that has a light smell of burning rubber. My room is on the other side of the apartment and I put things in place over the openings at the bottom of my bedroom doors (there are two), and I still get contact high from whatever it is.

In the beginning it would make me feel warm all over, and a little bit nauseous, and then I would just have extra energy and up all night. (I usually sleep like a rock). In addition it makes it so that I feel as if I have a burning feeling on the inside of my skull behind my forehead and can not think of more than one thing at a time (I can usually think of at least 3), it makes it hard to think rationally, or to think anything through. It also causes me to have poor coordination--can not drive with that contact high!! Poor distance perception and poor depth perception and causes me to start feeling angry--not just because of what she did--it seems like it is an effect of the drug itself to get me stuck on anger mode.

Anyone have any idea what this could be? I know when she is on it she is up all night and walks around slamming doors and stoming around the house--when sober she walks quietly and usually does not slam doors. I am thinking that she is smoking adderall or meth, but not sure.

I tried to talk to her about it to see if I could at least get her not to smoke it in the house--she has friends she does it with--do it at theirs if she must! But to no avail. She just lies and starts insisting that she doesn't ever get high or drunk.

 

Posted: 09/13/2017 3:05 PM

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what should I do and why. Feeling heart broken

Just found scringes and needles in my bathroom in a case on the floor. My daughter was over visiting her son. I have guardianship through the court. ( Not CPS.)

ordered supervised visits. No other stipulations

What should I do now?

Do  keep visitations the same. With the stipualtion she does not bring anything in my house. No Bags or purses.

Do I make her drug test?

Do I make her meet me at the park our get visition from social services. I dont believe she can afford that.

I also am concerned about my 31/2 year old grandson and how my decision will effect him. he loves her and asks everyday if she is coming over. 

Feeling heartbroken. if I deny visitation. I may not see my daughter at all. I have heard ex addicts say that family connection helped them quit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Going into the Hospital

Posted: 08/04/2017 7:14 AM

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I know its my fault but it feels like i'm dying

Hello I made a big mistake and got into morphine. I formed a habbit and now i have quit but im getting really sick. Is there any help with morphine withdrawal? I am in poor health and i'm afraid im too physically addicted and even though i have the will to stop using the physical affect is killing me. Any advice??

Posted: 07/26/2017 12:31 PM

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He's on methadone maintenance but uses other drugs illegally

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I'm in so much pain in my relationship with boyfriend. He's on methadone maintenance but uses other drugs like adderall and Xanax and ambien and weed without a prescription. He does it all behind my back with people he keeps separate from me and tells me it's ok because he's not addicted to THOSE drugs, they're just recreational. He's a very attractive charming character around others and when we first met of course. But he treats me like **** now and spins it all around when we break up which happens every other week like it's all my fault .. I don't know who the crazy one is anymore. I feel really guilty and like a bad person because I've become a monster toward him since I feel totally on the defense all the time. I can't convince him that life doesn't have to be this way. He won't go to meetings and I want to start going. I've been with him 2.5 years and this was all going on before me. I didn't know what I was getting myself into. He sold me on methadone maintenance being recovery and has no intention of coming off. I did not know he had other drugs he liked.  I've learned to accept the methadone  but I don't understand the other drugs and his behavior toward me? Is he relapsing or simply a jerk or both? Also he flirts with other women on Facebook and this hurts, he's an attention *****. I don't think he's cheated physically but I can't trust my judgement. I'm attracted to these types of men and I'm too old for this. We are in our late 30s... why can't we grow up? Also he doesn't have a steady job, drives recklessly, bums money off his dad and me. I am starting to slack off at my job too and I've always been pretty responsible. I'm very bitter and feel like I'm crazy like I'm the bad guy here. Well today I threatened to hurt myself because I felt hopeless and he didn't care because I told him he was a bad person and druggie. I shouldn't have said that but he really felt cold and I was trying to get his attention... but I don't think he cares really. I'm heartbroken and feel like I'm dying. I can't talk to people about it because they say just leave and call me stupid. I would leave if I could... I'm not stupid just addicted to him I guess. Can someone please provide direction and insight? He has no kids and I have an older daughter who I feel I've neglected in many ways even though she's in college and spreading her wings. I want to be a better person and mother still. I've only ever drank in my life socially not often and smoked pot a few times.

Posted: 07/01/2017 1:44 PM

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