Dating for people in recovery programs
These are gross assumptions on my part, as I don’t know either of them.
I’m simply giving you an option to see your recovery as a means of protection from people who are not rigorously honest with themselves or others.
It sucks, but you will find someone who wants to be with you. First off, congratulations on approaching 8 years, more power to you in your journey.
From what you indicate, I'm guessing it's not about the drinking vs recovery. Perhaps there are underlying co-dependency issues or something else, who knows?
What she does or who she moves on to is no reflection on you and has nothing to do with you... My ex husband is a alcoholic & is not in recovery as far as I know.
Thanks to my ex husband I did get involved in 12 step programs for family & friends of alcoholics and it changed my life in many ways, all positive.
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People are often avoidant of confrontation or just plain shitty.
are typically expressed as “pursuits that allow a person to grow in connection, confidence, and contribution through development of skills, education, vocation, or relationships.” Games during recovery can be a great way to connect with others, focus on living in the present moment, and rationalize steps towards becoming a better version of ourselves.
The following are some excellent games that can be played that incorporate all these things: These are games that can be played at home, in a recovery treatment center, or to be given as a gift.
I often think this is why people say "be yourself." It's really because the other side wants to see your red flags flapping in the wind from a safe distance.
You don't understand why she would choose someone with so many issues over someone responsible like you, but you know the possible answer(s) already.
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To your question of, Sometimes people just give the easiest excuse to break up with someone they want to break up with.