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To Live and Date in Sobriety

By Ruth Fowler

Just because you’re sober doesn’t mean you know the first thing about appropriate dating—let alone how to do it right. MORE  

Dating People Who Drink

By Laura Vogel

As a sober person, your love life doesn't have to be limited to people from the rooms. But romance with "normies" presents a special set of problems. MORE  

Sex and Dating in Sobriety

By Amy Dresner

In the beginning, the boys in AA kept me coming back. But ultimately, going cold turkey meant giving up more than booze and drugs. MORE  

Where to Look For (Sober) Love

By Sam Lansky

When bars are out of the question and parties can be triggers, where are people in recovery supposed to find dates? MORE  

The Perils of Sober Dating

By Laura Barcella

When she first got sober, Laura Barcella thought her romantic problems were over. Then she realized they'd just begun. MORE  

Dating Without the Drink

By Emily McCombs

The world of romance is tough even when you can down a few vodka tonics or sip a glass of merlot. How are you supposed to do it stone cold sober? MORE  

Sex and Relationships in Sobriety

By Sam Lansky

For many gay men, when it comes to sex and dating, it's often hard to separate fantasy from reality. Drugs and alcohol helped many of us obscure some inconvenient truths about the objects of our affection. But what are you supposed to do when you're suddenly stone cold sober? MORE  

Should sober people only date other sober people?

By Anna David

Party Girl author, college speaker on addiction, relationships expert and Executive Editor of The Fix. MORE  

How on earth are you supposed to go on a date and not drink?!

By Anna David

Writer, relationships and addiction expert and Executive Editor of The Fix. MORE  

The Object of My Affliction

By Ruth Fowler

What I first met my boyfriend, Jay, he seemed like he had it all together. Then, suddenly, both of our lives fell apart.  MORE  

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I barely made it out of my troubled adolescence and I had resources; how can I help an underprivileged teen with everything stacked against him?

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The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

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For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

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Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

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