minecraft xbox 360 not updating - Dating for people in recovery programs
By Aimee Runyon For those of us recovering from a drug or alcohol addiction, dating can be a complicated and confusing world.
When you finally do decide to start dating again it is important to seek the advice of those in your support group to make sure the time is right.
Many people are aware of the “one year rule” in 12-step programs, which suggest waiting at least a year after getting clean to begin dating again.
While this is just a suggested time period, many treatment professionals and old-timers have seen the consequences of dating in very early recovery.
Whether it is a replacement to fill the void that drugs and alcohol used to fill, or a distraction from actually working on yourself, getting into a relationship too early can lead to complications and consequences for you and your partner.
Here are a few tips that can help you navigate the new world of dating in sobriety: Tip #1 - Decide If You Want to Date Others in Recovery or “Normies”This can be something that changes over time or on a case-to-case basis, although there are many who typically date one or the other.
In the past, Shelley’s held two long-term relationships, but she remains single.