We often overlook that an addiction also affects the friends of the abuser. It is clearly evident that the people close to them, the people concerned about their wellbeing, also experience the pain faced by the addict.
Addiction can be a prompt to other damaging conduct, both to themselves as well as other people.
The meaningful relationships of the addict will eventually erode due to this slippery slope making it harder to recover. This series is about the various people who are affected in the life of an addict.
It is a friendly nature that the friends always wish to be able to relate to their other friends. The abusive use of drugs because of pressure leads to addictiveness that will eventually become harder for the recovery of both persons. This makes it one of the most problematic traits of addiction.
The circle of people you consider to be your friends will start to change slowly as addiction takes control of your life. The risk of this situation, in the case of an addict, is that this new group of friends may be an outcome of bad drug habits.
Getting better quality friends who may want to help you will be much more difficult when you're hanging with friends that you've gotten as a result of using drugs.