This is why it is recommended that early recovers do not make any NEW major changes in their life right away.No NEW moves, no NEW relationships, No NEW job changes... - unless these changes are mandatory (ex: eviction..And I finally began to see such a pattern between the three men.Has anyone else experienced this with ex-meth users?The type of drug has little importance, the addiction is an ADDICTION regardless what substance or behaviour it is. Emotional and intellectual impairments are being created.Your emotional development is arrested as long as you are active in your addiction and early recovery is still difficult and those impairment are still visible.I would hate to think I was the only reason he stayed sober, if it was, than he really wasn't recovering very well.^^^^^^^^...a pickle CANNOT become a cucumber again.
Interpersonal and intrapersonal relationships require a lot of work. Has she recovered or is she in the process of recovery where relapse is still probable?Remember that we are the largest free online dating service, so you will never have to pay a dime to meet your soulmate.I would not date a (former) crack-head, no matter how attractive she may be.I am not a psychologist, and I don't want to deal with a ton of baggage.
Beside that, I want someone that would be a good mother for my children.
I've even looked for books on what life is like for ex-addicts in recovery, and can't find any.