Dating an addict
They also found gender differences within drug use too - men are three times more likely than women to use cannabis, cocaine or amphetamines.
looked at people who'd experienced drug abuse first hand to see how damaging the effects had been on their partners.
Trying to talk to him about his drug use just resulted in him getting so nasty, that I had no choice but to back off.
He bought me a drink and was super sweet, and we were really into the same music. We were living and studying in different states, so our relationship was long distance for months.
But we had such a great rapport that we decided to keep it going.
I ended up finding all these night jobs to avoid going home. Believing certain jobs were "below" him, I'd have to bartend in these sleazy bars that I hated so much just to make enough money for us.
Meanwhile, he was out partying and using the excuse that he was 'networking' to go to clubs and take copious amounts of drugs.
It probably wouldn't surprise anyone to read that according to the World Drug Report 2016, one in 20 adults used at least one illegal drug in 2014.