If you are not currently involved with a 12 Step Program but think you may have a problem in a particular area of your life, you are welcome to join our Global Community and find Friendship and Support from our Members who have been where you are and understand what you are going through.
Our sobriety is the most important aspect of our lives.
Without our sobriety, we have nothing! In the course of that year, LoveInRecovery can help its members to find friendship, support and hope that "The Promises" will come true for us.
In the United States alone, there are millions of singles involved in one or more of over 50 Step Programs. They are hoping to meet others like themselves for help and support, developing friendships along the way and possibly finding that previously elusive and everlasting romance.
Just looking for fun, laughter and recreation? Those of us who are seeking to improve our quality of life, free from the chemical dependency or other behavioral issues we suffered from in the past now have a place to go.
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When we are set free from our addictions, our minds are clearing and our hearts are healing. The possibilities of what life now holds for us are endless.
The dreams we may have had many years past can now become realities and to have others or that "special someone" to share them with is a gift.
When the fog begins to lift we come out on the other side, stronger and healthier and moving towards our dreams. We are ready for positive change in our lives with the ability to make better choices and we're happy to know there is a place we can go where friendly, loving people are eager to meet us with arms opened wide.
But now, you want someone to share all that progress with. But where to begin? Going to the bar to meet someone is out of the question, and even the mainstream dating sites are likely to garner suggestions to meet for drinks after work.
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Both Kole and Williams were inspired to start sober dating websites from their own recovery experiences. Kole saw friends in recovery entering relationships with people who still used drugs and alcohol, and both their relationships and their recovery suffered. Being niche sober dating sites, there is an instant connection among members that is lacking on larger dating sites.
Although Kole is still waiting on finding his perfect match, he is enjoying the sober dating lifestyle, and the camaraderie that comes with being around others in recovery.
Addicts should also be aware that while dating someone else in recovery can be a great support system, it can also lead to being triggered to relapse by your partners behavior.
After the first year, people in recovery know they are ready to date when they are comfortable being completely open and honest about their recovery journey, he added. Paul Kole has an even simpler piece of advice: Here are our favorite five ideas for sober dates: Have coffee and conversation: