Whether you are single and getting sober, or recovery is a part of your relationship, here are some tips to help you date smarter and safer. A therapeutic environment is a necessity for learning more functional patterns of behavior and gaining insight into the origins of your disease.In therapy, you will work on assessing readiness, especially for the dating game.Although Sexy and Sober Singles is just getting off the ground now, they both have high hopes that the site—the first of its kind—will flourish.“Everybody should be connected in one way or another," Kole tells .“It’s created by people in recovery for people in recovery.” Shea promises the site—which just launched last month—is also very LGBT-friendly: “It’s hard enough to meet somebody in recovery if you’re straight, but trying to meet someone in recovery if you’re gay or transgender, where are you going to go?” The site is also unique in that unlike major dating sites like or e Harmony, users can see everyone else’s profiles—not just the ones a computer has deemed compatible with their interests.
Join for free and take advantage of free email, chat, forums and more. 12 Step Match Looking for sober singles and sober dates?
A new website called Sexy and Sober Singles aims to make the process a little easier.
“We’re just trying to help like-minded people who don’t drink find a place where you don’t have to explain why you’re not drinking or what your issue is,” co-founder Shannon Shea tells .
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