Dating a recovering addict alcoholism
The following are five signs that sex could be undermining your recovery from drug or alcohol addiction. Engaging in Sex or Relationships During Drug Rehab Most drug rehab centers have strict rules against fraternizing with staff or clients.
For some, unhealthy sexual behaviors and relationship patterns are cross-addictions that fully emerge once drugs and alcohol are out of the picture.
Addiction and promiscuity often go hand in hand, and each can be a trigger for the other.
Having anonymous sex, sex in high-risk situations or multiple affairs can undermine your recovery from addiction.
Bars and clubs are an obvious threat, but dangers also lurk in unexpected places such as 12-Step meetings.
These groups provide a safe, supportive forum for sharing and receiving feedback from peers, but this openness also makes them an appealing place to meet a romantic partner.