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associate on heroin

Discussion in 'Heroin' started by Mr. Anonymity, May 26, 2018.

  1. Mr. Anonymity

    Mr. Anonymity Member

    I've been associating with a female who is addicted to heroin and has been for the past 5 years. She insist that she's never "prostituted" herself for heroin. Yet she revealed that when on "crack", she's engaged in oral sex for it. I personally do not use heroin or "crack". Several months ago, she thought she was an "honest" person until I mentioned to her that she is not honest because she boost merchandise from stores almost daily. If she thought that she was "honest" because boosting merchandise from dept stores to support her heroin addiction didn't count when considering honesty, then doesn't if follow that she may have resorted to "prostitution" because she was "dope sick" and does not consider that "prostitution"?
  2. Dominica

    Dominica Recovery Advocate @ Moving Beyond Codependency Community Listener

    @Mr. Anonymity i guess it depends on what one's definition is of prostitution. she may not see it as you do. i do hope this woman can get some treatment....and overcome this addiction.
  3. deanokat

    deanokat Community Organizer Community Listener

    @Mr. Anonymity... I suppose anything is possible. That said, we can't control or change what others do. So the best thing is probably to just let it go.

    I, too, hope this woman can get some help for her addiction.
  4. Josh111187

    Josh111187 Community Champion

    This woman sounds like someone who could get you into a lot of trouble, since you do not do heroin or crack and are concerned about her level of honesty. Then as a concerned friend you might point out that hiding a very illegal habit is very dishonest.
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  5. If you care about this lady then you've got to be open to the fact she's probably done some things she's not proud of to support her habit. If you can't handle that reality then I wouldn't recommend pursuing things any further with her.

    As a person who does drugs I'll say that the bright side from what you've told us is that she's honest about her habit. That is a lot more than most can say.

    In regards to the stealing.. I don't believe things like that make you a dishonest person. Sometimes people have a lapse in judgement, especially when drugs are involved. She may very well be a great person with an unfortunate habit. Don't let things in the past keep you from focusing on the present, and don't constantly bring up her past either. If you like this girl then that won't do anything but drive her away.
  6. Josh111187

    Josh111187 Community Champion

    So you can do dishonest things without being a dishonest person?
    Following that logic you can use drugs and have a habit without being an addict.
    This is called self-delusion.
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