Further Reading Dear Stanton, I hope this is a question you can field, I didn’t see one like it with the others.
I am a twenty-three year old college student, who has been recovering from alcoholism for over two years.
” Users can opt to maintain their home group as a safe space by not dating people in that group.
In order to do this, the website allows people to select a home group and keep it as a safe haven.
This allows users to date people who understand the struggles of addiction and the reality of a life in recovery, providing a much-needed resource for single sober adults.
The site respects the fact that most 12-step programs advise their members to refrain from dating in their first year of recovery so that they can focus on themselves.
That, in fact, makes it sound like you subscribe to AA and disease theory.
In that situation, the site can be a resource for support and friendship.
The site encourages its members to: “Keep your recovery first, in order to make it last!
Dating in addiction recovery can often lead to relapse if you are not ready for what lies ahead.
From the abundance of strong emotions at the beginning of a relationship, to the emotional turmoil experienced during a breakup, dating can often cause a person to put their recovery on the back burner, or worse – experience a relapse.
Sober Singles Date is a dating site dedicated specifically to adults who are practicing the principles of recovery or living a sober lifestyle.