Do you really want to come out from his apartment smelling like burnt rope? Stoners deny the side effects, but you'll have to deal with them anyway.Pot proponents often argue that marijuana is healthier than alcohol and nicotine since it's all natural and supposedly non-addictive. They're amusing at first, but they get old if they're the only funny thing you can talk about.They tell me, “He has no place to go.” Or better yet, “No, I can’t kick him out, he’ll only get worse.” All of the above comments and any other excuses you can drum up are an exercise in being a full blown moron. One thing I know for certain, allowing him to live in your house and continue using drugs, bring you one step closer to attending his funeral. We’ll be happy to answer them personally and as promptly as we can. I’m the mom of an addict and sometimes I’m not always sure that someone who is addicted would agree with or appreciate the stern advice, much like your own, that I offer parents. I’ve recently become an addict to spice for a month, smoking everyday but I realized how much stress this would have put on my parents. Sam, as the mother of a teen addict I applaud you for realizing that you need to stop using spice. Most parents immediately ask, “How could this have happened to you? He asked for help and agreed to do whatever it took.Teenage drug and alcohol abuse requires that you be a parent! It was great to hear someone else say many of the same things. Please consider telling your parents that you need help and going to NA. We quickly got him into an outpatient program 12 hours a week, we watched his every move, took the car, the phone, I even thought that I should sleep on his bedroom floor to ensure he wouldn’t sneak out at night.Potheads were like Harold & Kumar, Bob Marley and Willie Nelson: fun, but not someone you could take seriously. In the end, I stopped caring since there was a lot more to him than just his past with pot.After getting to know him, however, I realized that there are a lot drug habits worse than using marijuana recreationally, especially if it he'd already renounced his habit. Heck, I'd even date a casual pot user again...maybe.That doesn't mean they won't suffer a few inconvenient side effects, which include a lower sperm count, a faster aging process, and depression from emotional withdrawal.8. If your guy or gal doesn't know how to have fun or even be funny without weed, you might want to look elsewhere.
Forget all the bull-crap, ego based questions dancing wildly inside your brains. First, he could be truthful and tell you everything. Together, you’ll have a common starting point for help.
If he or she can't respect your choices or he makes you feel guilty about them, move on.
Otherwise, stay far, far away from home-baked pastries.6. This is the same problem non-smokers have when they date a cigarette smoker.
So why is it tough to know what to do when your son is on drugs? I’d bet that about 90% of parents look the other way when they ask, “Is my kid on drugs? The majority of parents don’t want to believe that drug addiction can happen to their son. Because they smoked marijuana and experimented with drugs as a teenager themselves. But it is your fault if you don’t do anything about it.
You must understand and believe it’s not your fault that your son is a drug addict.