As someone who is sober himself, 21-year-old Founder and CEO Antoine Nauleau has recently developed and launched an app targeting anyone living a sober life called “Sober“.
Today, we talk with him about healthy dating, and what it looks like.
If you do meet someone special within the first year of recovery, taking it slowly and being honest that your sobriety is the most important factor in your life is crucial.
Dating in recovery can be challenging for many reasons.
Then, we invite your questions, comments, or feedback at the end.
SOBER: I don’t think that there is one general point of time where everyone is ready to start dating, I think it’s a personal matter and that each individual needs to establish when they might be ready to start dating again.
SOBER: Healthy dating in recovery, should look like healthy dating in general.It’s not easy finishing drug and alcohol rehab and then trying to go back out in the world to make meaningful social connections.For one thing, when you want to meet up with someone, the typical arrangement is: “Let’s get a drink!If you’re one of the thousands of Americans looking to date someone while living a life of sobriety, you’re in luck!Introducing Sober: the first social-networking and sober dating app designed solely for those who are dedicated to not using drugs and alcohol.Dating in addiction recovery can often lead to relapse if you are not ready for what lies ahead.