In , I decided to give up drinking. I'd had enough embarrassing nights out; I'd woken up beside more than my fair share of unattractive strangers, and was, in turn, more than ready to bid farewell to the drunken rants, crying jags and battles with lovers, friends, cab drivers, cashiers and waiters. I'm not sure whether I classified as an alcoholic. I didn't have to drink every day, though most days I did. Sometimes alcohol helped me relax and have fun. Sometimes it turned me into a yelling, crying beast.
Finding Love Without Alcohol
Looking for love in recovery: A guide to sober dating - Alcohol Health Alliance
When you hear about dating, what are the first few things that pop into your head? The couple, a cute bonding love, a dinner date, maybe, or a meetup in some club. The last thing is that meeting in a bar or club can probably lead to having a drink or two. But have you ever thought about sober dating? Drinking casually and occasionally by all genders is considered to be normal. But sometimes, this drinking habit can make a person addicted to alcohol. Alcohol can be very harmful if the intake is regular and in excess amounts.
Looking for love in recovery: A guide to sober dating
I was a s retro stewardess. My bowl of peanuts was still full, but all the bottles were nearly empty. I watched as my then-boyfriend chugged the last one. I should have broken up with him after he downed those mini bottles.
For many, this means dating. But is looking for a new relationship, or just playing the field, in early recovery a wise thing to do? As with any other aspect of addiction and recovery, everyone is different.