Document Type : Original Article
In this study, considering the importance of addiction and the institution of the family and the irreplaceable role of couples in the stability and interactions of the family center, an attempt was made in a qualitative study based on grounded theory and using Strauss and Corbin paradigm model to investigate the conditions and consequences of addiction in married men as spouses and fathers of the family. The sampling method of this research is purposeful and the sampling technique is 26 snowballs used in vulnerable addicted populations. In this study, the criteria set and the variety of samples, selection and data or in-depth interviews have been obtained. Questions about the conditions and contexts of drug addiction, consequences and implications of addiction, as well as strategies of married men with addiction were the central questions of the research. Based on the findings of the study, unhealthy family categories, circle of friends and place of consumption were identified as the main conditions of addiction, and categories such as family forgetfulness, lost fatherhood, family stigma, family insecurity and family breakdown were among the consequential categories.