One can have some very good sober time. It can also be termed as solid because it is something of your individual personality and you can have to wait sometimes for almost a year as you were undergoing a recovery process. While in the first year of your recovery, the focus on program is to make it being able to work being sober and you make it to yourself while dating in recovery is possible and ways to it can help one.
For the addicts who are recovering it is necessary for them to able to with the stress and urges. When you are beginning your relationship or are dating in recovery it becomes an added part to the stress and leads to the addicted portion of the brain. You should take it slowly in your relationship. It means that one should not quell the urges on your partner as this is the sign of early recovery effects.
One can have a transfer of addiction and gratification can take place. This usually happens in the early stages of recovery. The receptors of your body take time to become sober. If you get into a relationship there are chances that you may end up triggering the same receptors again. It depends personally up to you whether you want to divide your time with someone else or is relationship a distraction for you. One who is already in a relationship can have a discussion with their partner and mutually discuss the pace of their relationship.
One should not move ahead for living in together, getting married or having children in the first year of your recovery. To be able to lead a stress-free life one should have to follow the program strictly by keeping relationship on the other side. If one gets into a relationship then there are chances of change in priority and routine which can slow down the process of recovery. You may come in contact with places where alcohol is being served and you find yourself unable to control on it.
While you are under therapeutic process one can become a support in a relationship by letting the sober of their recovering partner being appreciated. If you are unfortunate and your relationship gets broken up, then there is the risk of relapse of the addiction. Sometimes, both the partners in the relationship are undergoing through the recovery process, so, one need to understand the accessibility of both the partners. One should understand their responsibility and make the situation better for each other.