August 2013: Dumped on Valentine's Day
In my first few months of being sober, I didn’t believe the dating suggestions applied to me. I was seeing another AA member, and you could say we were on a pink cloud. I didn’t realize it at the time, but I was using men as my Higher Power. I thought as long as the two of us were staying sober together, I would be OK.
About three months after we started dating, he had to move away to go to school, so I visited him on weekends. I soon got pregnant, and things started to get rocky. He began to come off his pink cloud and felt his old habits coming back. So he did what the program...
-- Chantelle D.
Smithers, British Columbia, Canada