Does your spouse use pot? If they do, do you know what kind of effect that being addicted to marijuana is going to have on your marriage? I am sure there have been times that the two of you have argued about smoking pot. An addiction of any kind can put tremendous amounts of stress on a marriage. Many marriages where one of or both of the partners involved use drugs are going to fail. Why do they fail? They fail because there is going to be a lack or trust, communication, and respect all three things that are vital to a successful marriage.
If you or your spouse are addicted to marijuana, there us going to be a lot of distrust in the relationship. The is especially true if only one person is using weed. To many time you see people lying about their habit to there spouse. They might tell them they are quitting or haven’t spent any money pot for a while. When your spouse finds out the truth and that you have been lying, this lack of trust growths. It will continue to grow until they can no longer believe a word that comes out of your mouth. Many problems with trust revolve around money with the addiction. Smoking weed is an expensive habit and when you start spending more money than you have and miss work to smoke weed, you are going to lie to your spouse about this.
Just like having a lack of trust, being addicted to marijuana also creates communication problems. If you are smoking pot, you will have a had time communicating thing to your partner while you are using. The continued use of weed is going to affect you short term memory. While you are using, you might have to tell your spouse something important but you can’t remember or because you are so high that you don’t even care. Things will start being forgotten like picking up the kids, paying the bills, going to work, etc. This is a recipe for destruction.
The final reason being addicted to marijuana can ruin you marriage is the lack of respect for your spouse. This is the most important thing in any marriage. Mutual respect for one and other. How are you supposed to show your spouse respect if you are addicted to marijuana and you know they do not like that. It is a giant slap in the face. Not many marriage are going to last long if they are missing respect. If you respected your spouse, you would do whatever it took to kick your addiction to smoking weed because you know it would make your spouse happy and show them that you respect them.
As you can see, anyone who is addicted to marijuana is going to have a very negative effect on their marriage. This can be devastating to not only your marriage but to your children as well. Smoking pot is going to ruin your marriage eventually. It is only a matter of time. If you truly love your spouse and your children then you need to find a way to quit smoking weed so this doesn’t happen to you! Truly, is it worth the risk?