They also need to be kind and try to understand things from their partner’s point of view.
It can come as a surprise when you’re dating someone who reveals that he’s a recovering drug addict.
It goes without saying that he probably led a lifestyle that seems vastly different from the one he’s living with you.
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It took me about 12 years to take Step one which I think is the most important step.
All they are really doing is substituting one addiction with another.
Until the individual has managed to build a strong recovery, they will be vulnerable in a new relationship.When people enter recovery, they have taken a great step towards rebuilding their relationships, but it is unlikely to be enough alone to make everything perfect.It can take years before a partner feels fully ready to forget the past and trust again.While some people can easily relate to and embrace the fact that everyone has a past, others can find it hard to reconcile the two.If you’ve decided to move forward with the relationship, here are some dos and don’ts that will make dating someone in recovery a lot easier for both of you. It's fun, interactive, safe and anonymous - until you decide to take it further.