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The thing with me and my past partner two years ago now was that he would make all these promises, assure me he would take his medication and get help and do better, but I never saw him making a genuine effort to get clean, at least while we were together. He now said he cannot date me as its part of his recovery program and I am on medication. I was honest about my past and shared I would have 9 years of recovery in January.
If he had even gone to al anon meetings and tried hard with their programme, I would have stayed with him. We had only been on four casual dates so I had not shared the exact details of my past because they are painful and personal.
Second, they should be actively working a program of recovery—attending meetings, volunteering, practicing self-care, and so on—not just begrudgingly staying away from drugs and alcohol while addictive patterns fester.
or the weekly bridge game, you are intimate with them. The person started googling me and found a mug shot from an arrest a decade ago from one of those extortion websites ( I will be joining the class action suits) , especially since I was never actually charged with the crime and successfully completed treatment and the drug court program.
Recovering addicts don’t expect perfection in their partners, having learned firsthand that it doesn’t exist.
And they have committed—in recovery and in life—to honesty, integrity, and to making decisions in accordance with their values.
Just as important as assessing the recovering addict’s status is understanding your own. Does addiction strike a nerve with you—perhaps because there's a history of addiction in your family?
Although research has refuted outdated assumptions about addiction, surveys have shown that people judge addicts (even recovering ones) more harshly than people struggling with obesity, depression, and even schizophrenia.
If you believe addiction is a sign of weakness or a character flaw, dating a recovering addict probably isn’t for you.