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Dating Reconsidered

She had to change her attitudes and habits now that she was sober

Sober dating can be stressful. So, you better have it together, or the disappointments can tempt you to drown your sorrows. It was easier for me to date when a few drinks would give me the courage to put myself out there. What was I going to do now when I have to do it sober, I asked myself.

I had to grow up and do things without the excuse of being under the influence.

Interestingly, it was actually someone I dated who indirectly helped me get sober. We would go out for dinner and John would have his soft drink and I would have my martini. John never said anything to me... Login to read more
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