No dating for one year happidating com
I'm disappointed, and I hate admitting "they were right," but this is proof to me that the suggestions are there for a reason.
I'm sure there are examples of people who have had successful, happy relationships in the first year of sobriety, I bet there are many more examples of people who have, like me, discovered the hard way that they aren't ready for relationships.
I don't know when I will be ready to date, and date differently than I had before, but obviously at 8 months and where I'm at in my recovery, I can't yet.
Calm, thoughtful reflection upon personal relations can deepen our insight.
We can go far beyond those things which were superficially wrong with us, to see those flaws which were basic, flaws which sometimes were responsible for the whole pattern of our lives.
I had uncomfortable feelings- hurt, annoyance, and anger, but I worked through those and got myself back into the middle of the boat as soon as I could.
I immersed myself in meetings, literature, and called my sponsor and had a lengthy discussion with her.