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How triggering is it to keep my freinds who used to use drugs with me ?

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Last Updated: 09/13/2016 at 2:06pm
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April 27th, 2015 4:47pm
It is very triggering because you will constantly be pressured or tempted to use again. You can still be friends if they honor and respect your decision to stop using. But if they encourage you to use they are not a really good friend so it might be best to stay away.
May 18th, 2015 2:01am
If your friends worked at a perfume shop, you would smell like perfume, even though you never worked there. If your friends worked at a coal factory, you yourself would smell like coals. If you want to gauge a person's character, look at his friends.
May 21st, 2015 10:47pm
Trying to quit is one thing.. but having it constantly around you makes it just that much harder. When trying to quit an addiction, you have to segregate yourself from anything about it. Triggers come from things that remind you of your abuse. Being around people that abuse still, will only have a negative impact on your recovery.
October 25th, 2015 11:08pm
that's very triggering because you probably will think about that every time that you are with them.
September 13th, 2016 2:06pm
That depends on their attitude towards drugs. Having friends that share a common history such as having faced the difficulties of quitting can help you stay strong and avoid repeating past mistakes. If their attitude towards drugs indicates they might start using again then it is best to keep them away, don't let them drag you down with them.