Ok well My name is Ashley My boyfriends name is ashley I met and got with him in 2006 and I love him dearly, He is recovering from a bad addiction and I think he has got back into it! we have been together for 5 years and Im 16 and he is 17 Please i need help b/c all we do is argue because i cant trust him at the moment. were engaged but not married and i dont think i can send him to rehab Ive seen this in my family and in his i tell him parents and they wont help me i dont want anything to happen to him Please what should I do ?
Not much you can do if your boyfriend doesn't want to get clean. Other than confronting him and supporting his efforts to get clean, you have to make sure you don't enable him. Let him suffer the consequences of his behavior in other words. He will stumble and you need to let him suffer the results so he learns to stay clean. Here are some sites for you to read about helping a loved one through addiction:
You are young and really need the help of someone more experienced. I recommend you try to get to some Narcotics Anonymous meetings. You can google this to find meetings near your location. They have a sister program called Nar Anon for loved ones of the addicted. Again you can google "Nar anon" and find meetings near you. Here you will learn how not to enable your boyfriend and how to help him.
We are here to support you and am willing to help anyway I can,
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