Dating sites for recovered alcoholic
“This is how it’s going to be—sitting in church basements, listening to people talk about trying to stay sober.” After getting sober in 2007, Hamm’s life was far from over.
He began organizing summer beach trips for people in the recovery community.
I was so unfamiliar with the Twelve Steps that I didn't know enough to ask Steve about them or if he had done them.
And I certainly didn't know that, as someone in a relationship with a PIR, it would have been good for me to do these Steps as well.
If you’re in recovery, you already know that quitting drinking doesn’t mean quitting fun.
In fact, sobriety can lead to a much bigger and more colorful social calendar.
Some PIRs come from unhappy families in which emotional or physical abuse and addiction were common.
Because of this, some PIRs may have developed trust, intimacy, or abandonment issues.
When they were drinking and using, they may have grown used to doing whatever it took to cover up, excuse, or engage in their addictive behavior.
Earlier this year, he launched the Clean Fun Network (CFN), a social network where non-drinkers can connect, meet up, and sign up for trips to places like Costa Rica and Yellowstone National Park.
CFN is currently web-based, but is launching for i Os and Android users in the next few weeks.
Author Karen Nagy outlines Steps Four through Ten: the "Relationship Steps." Mending relationships that were broken due to addiction is an ongoing task in recovery.
Many PIRs [people in recovery] also need help establishing healthy relationships.