Dating services for people in recovery
He was previously an Associated Press reporter and editor in Washington, D.C., a correspondent for Westwoood One Radio Networks and Marketwatch. Almost since the Internet came into being people have been using it to hook up. Match.com, e Harmony and other mainstream dating sites expose users to a wide variety of potential mates, leaving it up to the users to find someone who meets all their expectations.How do you stay sober through the early stages of recovery AND start a romantic connection? Forget the good «FGF» that your best friend in rehab told you about.Forget the bars — they’re not helpful in finding a sober significant other.
Lord have mercy, I'm deathly afraid of what kinds of crazy issues will come out of it. Lordy all the stories of ex-wives and husbands and new husbands and wives, and boyfriends and girlfriends getting together and comparing notes - then they get together and play cards on Friday nights. " I haven't had much personal experience with this -- but, I know that while I was living in the Southern California area, I often went to 12 Step Dances, because I knew I would meet other 12 Steppers there, and that the emphasis would be on sobriety... At the 12 Step Dances, I did meet other 12 Steppers and sometimes we would date -- and it turned out really great, because of our similar interests in life. Often, many of them are married or in relationships, and they, too, are just dancing for the fun of dancing and having a good time...
The new breed of dating site attempts to cut through the clutter, offering users potential matches that start off closer to the type of person they are looking for.
Christian Mingle matches up people for whom faith is a central part of their lives.
Romantic relationships can either be the beginning of peace in abstinence, or they can be a minefield which can explode at any moment.
The worst thing a person can do, in the new phases of sobriety, is jumping into romance.
One thing I know for sure is that I don't know anything. I guess I'm trying to say is that I have heard some people say that they have used dating sites and things turned out great. I've met a few relationships f2f and it didn't turn out so good either, so I sure can't advise anyone on that score. Hi all, I was giving this some thought after carefully reading the responses.