Advise about dating an alcoholic
And they say have a pint of water in between each drink.
Apparently that’s a good idea but I’ve never tried it.
That’s for sure because I, it’s a big part of my world is having a drink and using it to unwind. And I don’t like the growing pressure that is on people for it and the guilt.
But I would say, ‘Just know when you’ve hit your limit’.
But before you put yourself in a position to fall for an addict, there are a few things you need to know: For anyone considering dating an active addict, it is important to realize that love cannot conquer addiction.If you care about someone in active addiction, help them into treatment and hold off on turning a friendship into more until they’re grounded in their recovery.If they are in recovery, how long have they stayed sober?about my addiction in some weird bravado, proud of the insanely destructive stuff I did. In working with the spouses and significant others of addicts, I’ve often heard it said, “I’d rather be an addict than love one.” While few people would ever walk eyes-wide-open into a chronic disease like addiction, the statement speaks to the confusion, loneliness and despair common not only among addicts but also the men and women who love them. In fact, addicts who are solid in their recovery can make excellent partners.