Dating during alcohol recovery

I do see the importance in seeking help and advice from someone else, whether it be a good friend, sponsor, or therapist, as many of us in early sobriety are still learning to make healthy decisions.SOBER: Healthy dating in recovery, should look like healthy dating in general.I was constantly in a state of limbo about the success of my partner and the future of our relationship.

Read on for my takeaways and lessons that anyone—even those looking to take a break from drinking—can learn from.1.

There are a ton of alternatives to grabbing drinks.

When I first got sober, I felt like everything revolved around drinks—after work, on the weekends, and especially during dates.

In many families, the entire family system has been organized by alcoholism.

Not every couple will or, for their own personal health should survive recovery. This could be a time of tremendous personal growth for all individuals involved or it could turn out to be a period of decline.