The signs of addiction affect far more than just the addict, themselves. There are clear signs that the pain that is caused by addiction is clearly experienced by the people around them, the people who care about them.
This undesirable situation springs by the abuser's unconscious manifestations of harmful behaviour to himself and his friends alike.
This dangerous incline will in the long run cause the important connections that addicts need to disintegrate, making it harder to recoup. This article as well as the others in this sequence tackles the impacts of addiction not only to the addicts but also to the relationships and people around them.
It is a friendly nature that the friends always wish to be able to relate to their other friends. The abusive use of drugs because of pressure leads to addictiveness that will eventually become harder for the recovery of both persons. Peer pressure makes addiction a more potent social contagion.
The people you see as your friends will change the deeper you sink into the addiction. If these are friends who've come around due to a shared drug habit, it could mean trouble for you.
Getting better quality friends who may want to help you will be much more difficult when you're hanging with friends that you've gotten as a result of using drugs.