Not deviating from that train of thought, those in recovery are often advised to have a year of sobriety under their collective belts before jumping back into the dating game.Sadly, many newly sober people end up not only dating too early in recovery, they actually meet their significant others while attending AA meetings.It is also difficult to find Gay AA, Gay NA and any Gay 12 Step Meetings.Here is a safe, discreet place to meet others, like yourself, whether you’re seeking Friendship, Love or Support in Sobriety.It is strongly advised that they remain focused on themselves until their sobriety is strong.
“It never caused a relapse, but it did make me question the joy of sober life, and also consider suicide,” said Blackwood to The Guardian.
Find Gay Sober Love and develop Friendships with other Single, Sober Gay Men and Single Sober Lesbians in Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous and all Gay Programs of Recovery from around the World.
*It is suggested by AA and most 12 Step Groups of Recovery to wait one year before entering into a romantic relationship.
While some people can easily relate to and embrace the fact that everyone has a past, others can find it hard to reconcile the two.
If you’ve decided to move forward with the relationship, here are some dos and don’ts that will make dating someone in recovery a lot easier for both of you.
AA is not the Masons where, outside of gatherings, you keep in touch with code words or secret handshakes and conspiratorial ‘assistance’. AA lives by the distilled wisdom contained in the proverb, motto, and slogan – not ‘theory’. and Dr Bob, founded AA in Akron, Ohio, in the 1930s, when even to have stopped drinking was shameful – evidence of past ‘moral weakness’. The Serenity Prayer Few have heard it before they first attend an AA meeting, but once it's in your life it never leaves.