Dating drug addict recovering

25 Jul

Dating is hard enough as it is, but dating in alcohol and drug recovery and trying to figure out when to disclose that you are in recovery can make dating even more stressful.So when is the appropriate time to disclose that you’re in drug and alcohol recovery to a dating partner?There are many suggestions, unofficial guidelines, and things to consider when building relationships surrounding recovery.Let’s start by clarifying that some people are recovering from relationship issues, sexual addiction, and/or trauma.I don't know much about heroin addiction, and I want to a don't.I want him to know that I am here to talk to, but he seems to pull away and just wants to be alone when he gets stressed out, should I push him to open up? I knew if i got a girl i would focus all my attention on her and not on my recovery.Dating is one of those things that can really change the course of someone’s recovery.

Personally, I am pretty up front about being in recovery for alcoholism.

There are many factors to take into account when jumping into the dating game in recovery, and we encourage you to both investigate what feels right to you and work with somebody who knows you well.

We can offer suggestions and guidelines, but ultimately you’re an individual with your own set of needs, experiences, and perspective.

I have been dating 'J' for 3 months now, from the beginning he has been honest and upfront with me about his troubles with the law and his addiction.

He has been clean for 7 months, after several relapses lasting less than a month previously.