Recovering alcoholic trust dating

There’s an old joke in recovery circles that goes: how do you know when a date between two sober alcoholics has gone well?Punch line: They move in together before it's over.“But if the sober couple uses the tools of the 12 steps and applies them to their relationship, they can find themselves in a better partnership than most.

Bryan is a recovered insurance agent from Houston who, at 42, is 10 years sober and recently married to a woman he met in AA.I was ready to marry her after a month and still am just as in love with her and still would love nothing more than to spend the rest of my life with her, but recently there have been some major battles.Not the yelling and screaming type, but it has been rough.Recovering substance abusers often possess excellent attributes that are forged by the intensity of their personal experiences.They are often very compassionate and non-judgmental in their relations with others, will not shy away from confronting difficult problems head on, and will usually be right there to help those they love through their own darkest hours.

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