Drug recovery and dating
Most recovering addicts have a long history of dysfunctional and destructive relationships.
Only when people know who they are and what they have to offer can they find a mate who is an appropriate match for their values, interests and goals.
This control is attractive at first, but soon becomes controlling or abusive” says Desloover.
“As women grow more confident and emotionally healthy in recovery, their self-esteem and confidence improves, and they begin to actually like themselves.
Many recovering addicts benefit from ongoing support to help them work through their insecurities, build confidence, and learn to feel and express emotions in healthy ways.
Dating is never an excuse for using drugs or alcohol.