What to Look Out For to Know If You are Addicted.
Everyone hates the idea of being an addict but still use the drugs. Maybe you are taking the drugs under the influence of friends, but you think that you are not addicted. A minority usually take the drugs and stop the usage after some time but a majority end up becoming addicts. It is not advisable to wait until you are addicted since to quit can be a nightmare. If you are using drugs, there are certain signs that should show that you are starting to get addicted. The article herein will thus highlight some of the signs of addiction and what you can do to get out of the situation.
One of the signs that you should look out for is withdrawal. Most people are usually not happy to be recognized as drug abusers, and therefore you will find most of the time you hide to use the drugs. The feeling of guilt and shame is what will force you to hide. If you reach this limit, you should ask yourself why you must hide. Don’t your thing stopping the usage can be a better solution? I think the best thing to do instead of hiding is stopping the use of the drugs.
The next thing to look out for is relationship issues. Most of your friends and family will not be happy to learn that you are using drugs and therefore they will start complaining. To avoid confrontation, you will avoid them, and that will be the beginning of your relationship problems. The drugs will also make you start behaving differently which will be noticed by your friends. If you don’t do anything to restore your relationships then you are already an addict.
The next sign is lack of concentration and focus on your career and education. You will find difficulty in paying attention and concentrating and thus chances are high you will deliver poor quality work. Besides, you can start absconding work or school. If the situation worsens, it can lead to your suspension or dismissal. Therefore, you should be careful not to allow the drugs interfere with your job or education.
The next sign is financial problems. Financial addiction will force you to forgo some of your basic needs. Feeding addiction will subject you to severe financial problems. The next thing to look out for is the physical health condition. Your body will show some changes that anybody cannot miss to notice. Among the physical changes that you should look out for include red eyes, loss of weight, and constricted pupils.