Dating a recovering cocaine addict
Tatkin has seen many online dating success stories.
But, like other ways of meeting someone, he says it’s a “roll of the dice.” It’s important to carefully vet a prospective mate and avoid feeling too familiar too quickly.
If they are in recovery, how long have they stayed sober?
Are they actively working a program of recovery (e.g., participating in self-help support meetings, counseling or an aftercare program)?
When you make the choice to enter an alcohol and drug rehab, you probably are not checking in with the goal of finding your soul mate.
“In this digital age, we mostly know nothing about our courting partner.” As a couples therapist, Dr.
Did you know that when you enter alcohol or drug rehab, there is a good chance that you will be asked to agree to a non-fraternization policy?
This means that you agree to stay out of relationships with other clients.
If your partner needs support, couples counseling and ALANON meetings are recommended.
Oftentimes people in recovery are apprehensive about revealing their sobriety for fear of judgment.Recovery is a time for self-care and reflection, establishing structure and controlling urges.