Dating for people in recovery programs
Emotions they have buried beneath years of substance abuse.
This can leave you feeling vulnerable and overwhelmed.
By Lyle Fried In Addiction Recovery, First Steps, Social Issues Posted July 8, 2015 Don’t date during your first year sober.
This means you’re placing the entire relationship on the other person’s shoulders.You may lose sight of your goals, your purpose and everything you worked so hard to accomplish.It may sound selfish, but making this first year about you is the best way to ensure long-term sobriety.Addiction is a medical illness, just like diabetes or cancer.Years of addiction have taken their toll on your body, mind and spirit. Would you really want to begin a new relationship during this time.