Active alcohol and drug addiction also makes it unlikely to have a successful relationship. The relationship is often reactive to the presence of the addiction. Fortunately, there is treatment for alcohol and drug addiction in the form of twelve step meetings, group counseling, and individual counseling.
Couples counseling can also be helpful in a person’s recovery from alcohol or drug addiction. It provides an environment for the partner to appropriately express the impact of the alcohol or drug addiction, as well as concerns. Healthy feedback can be an important component of getting the addict help