The neurochemistry of limerence is similar to that of drug use, alcohol abuse, sexual addiction and the like, so it can be used, especially in early recovery, as a substitute for the “high” of your addiction.
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Dating complicates recovery hepola, 42 and sober now, is glad she took a dating timeout “a lot of us have a fantasy that dating someone will make the process easier, but it makes it much harder.
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Regarding the social stigma, heather beylik, a licensed family therapist in california who specializes in women's issues, addiction, and trauma says, all of my female clients express strong, deep-rooted feelings of shame in early recovery from alcoholism and addiction. Some signs that you may be dating an alcoholic your date makes excuses to drink - good news, bad news, indifferent news, your one month anniversary etc- anything is a reason to drink your date only wants to go where it is possible to drink.
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