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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Welcome to First Steps to Al-Anon Recovery.This is a series of podcasts to discuss some common concerns for people who have been affected by someone else’s drinking.Because recovery is a lifelong process, recovering addicts are in a perpetual state of self-improvement.

Then they drop a bomb: “I used to be a drug addict.” They may as well have said, “I’m married.” But does one partner being in recovery automatically spell doom for a relationship?

Healthy Recovery, Healthy Relationships Most recovering addicts aren’t strangers to therapy and, as a result, have spent a lot of time working on themselves and their relationships.

But unlike your drinking, his has increased over time.

In fact it has become an integral part of everyday living for him.

But, we have to be realistic and look at cases individually.

Whether you are single and getting sober, or recovery is a part of your relationship, here are some tips to help you date smarter and safer. A therapeutic environment is a necessity for learning more functional patterns of behavior and gaining insight into the origins of your disease.They don’t need to be taken care of; they learned how to do that for themselves.Some are deeply spiritual people whose lives are infused with meaning and purpose, while others volunteer in their communities or have interesting hobbies that keep them grounded.Most weeks, Saturday nights are spent at 12 step meetings.To be clear, no professional would ever recommend dating in early recovery.Today Hannah, Catherine, Jerry, and Veronica will tell us how someone’s drinking affected their ability to trust people.

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