Most people choose not to date while in recovery or while living in a sober house.
Some sober houses help both partners deal with the addiction and relationship aspects of recovery.
But he also confesses that he's not okay with dating a big drinker.
Ron says there are a few rules to follow if you're considering getting into a sober/non-sober relationship, especially if the guy is relatively new to being a non-drinker—because it really makes a difference.
First, "remember that we are always sober," he says.Then join Sober-Dating and meet singles who are either sober it took you a while to finally get sober.Remember that your number-one priority in early recovery is getting well and dating while sober need to focus on yourself for this period.Finding it difficult to stay sober on the dating scene.I’m currently single again, a sober divorcée in the strange world of online dating.Although most sober house rules do not expressly forbid dating outside of the house, it is not advisable to do so.Sexual contact between members of the house is strictly forbidden in sober houses.Also some offer educational courses on relationships and other interactions while in recovery.For help finding one of these sober houses call us at 800-373-1667.Dating a dude that's sober (like, full-blown, 12-step kind) can be a challenge.But even if you can't live without your happy hours, it doesn't have to be a deal-breaker, according to a guy who has sworn off booze. But it's not easy being the soda drinker in a party of two.