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Old 08-27-2019, 06:56 PM   #1
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Can someone be addicted to a person? I ask because I have quit all of my prior addictions, I no longer smoke, I rarely drink and every know and then Iíll pop a pill but I canít say itís an addictions because itís not a need itís a want. However lately I feel like my problem is my partner, I think Iím addicted to him. He has a problem that he will not get help for and he continues with the classic lines of Iíll stop I need help but wonít actually go get help. Now I know I am enabling him by buying it for him, but I feel like he is the addiction I canít quit. I want to move forward in my life, I want to have money to be able to do things and not just spend it all on drugs.... I know this is a toxic situation but I canít convince myself to stop and walk away. Has anyone else dealt with something like this and if so how did you finally end the cycle?
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Old 08-30-2019, 01:11 PM   #2
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Well... I'm not a mental health professional. However this sounds like a case of codependency to me. Here are links to 6 articles, from PC's archives, on the subject:

Symptoms of Codependency

What Causes Codependency? | Happily Imperfect

10 Warning Signs You're In a Codependent Relationship

Signs You May Be in a Codependent Relationship

Codependency Addiction: Stages of Disease and Recovery

https://psychcentral.com/blog/5-tips...relationships/

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