All you need to say if she asks about your choice to be sober is something short, like, “I realized I get a lot more done when I don’t drink.” Or, “I lost a ton of weight a few years back and not drinking helps me maintain my willpower and keep it off.” Don’t lie, of course, but don’t get too deep with your explanation.As a woman, I want to be relieved of the feeling that follow-up questions are even necessary, and don’t necessarily want to feel burdened with this big decision(! For now, it’s just another thing about you, like how many siblings you have, and where you went to college.
Whether it be AA Singles, NA Singles, Al-Anon Singles, GA, OA…
Regardless of your reasoning, if you’re When you’re sober (for whatever reason), early-in-the-game dating can feel like a tricky situation to navigate.
Maybe you’ve given up booze for good, or never started drinking in the first place. Maybe your skin looked so dang good after Sober January you decided to just roll with it for as long as you could keep up the willpower.
He found it very difficult to try to re-integrate into society after completing drug and alcohol rehab.
The risk of relapse is always present, and you need to find a safe community who supports your sobriety.
In the course of that year, 12Step Match can help you find Friendship, Support and Hope in Recovery that “The Promises” will come true for you.