In the early months of recovery, you’ve given up a lot — your go-to coping strategy, your social network, your approach to life.
It’s natural to look to the comfort of new love to counteract the loneliness.
While the guidelines for dating in recovery are similar to the rules of engagement for “normies,” a few rules are critical to your success: Dating carries obvious risks.
They may also find themselves being discharged early for having sex with other clients or being spoken to about dressing provocatively or flirting with the staff.
In some cases, receiving treatment in a men-only or women-only drug rehab helps clients focus on their recovery.
When people become sober it opens up a world of possibility.
They can now begin to rebuild their life and get back many of the things they have lost.