Former addicts dating
If his parents and or grandparents had problems, it is possible your friend’s offspring may be at risk.
SHE SAID: While there are many Christians who are former (or event current, struggling) addicts, drug and chemical addictions are some of the hardest to recover from. SEE ALSO: Drug Abuse Starting Earlier Than Ever I personally dated and was later engaged to a wonderful Christian man who told me he was a former drug and alcohol addict.
In my case, I prayed, I asked friends and family for advice (Celebrate Recovery is a great resource for guidance) and because the trust had been broken and he had no remorse, there was no way to heal the relationship and move forward.
While there is no way to ever know what a person may or may not do in the future, our God is still a part of that future.
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SEE ALSO: Teen Who Drink and Drug Face Higher Risks Each case will be different, but gaining some understanding with some professionals will best help you in preparing yourself for what might be ahead.
With many addictions there seem to be hereditary factors which come into play and you may want to look into how genetics may have played a role in his situation so you know what you might be stepping into.
Therefore, I know that he has shown leadership qualities and is trusted by other Christians who know him well.
I have a lot of respect for him, but am curious about what impact his experience could have on a relationship.Kris Swiatocho, the President and Director of The Singles Ministries and From His Ministries.