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12Step Match is the ORIGINAL Recovery Dating Web Site for Sober Men and Women Online to come for Sober Dates, Love or Friends and Support and to search within your own 12 Step Program of Recovery.Whether it be AA Singles, NA Singles, Al-Anon Singles, GA, OA…In the course of that year, 12Step Match can help you find Friendship, Support and Hope in Recovery that “The Promises” will come true for you. Search for Sober Singles and Dates by your own 12 Step Program. Whatever your Program, we have other Recovery Singles waiting to meet you!Our Sobriety is the Most Important Aspect of our Lives. 12Step Match is the ORIGINAL Recovery Dating Web Site for Sober Men and Women Online to come for Sober Dates, Love or Friends and Support and to search within your own 12 Step Program of Recovery.Some PIRs come from unhappy families in which emotional or physical abuse and addiction were common.Because of this, some PIRs may have developed trust, intimacy, or abandonment issues.Step Four asks people to make "a searching and fearless moral inventory" of themselves.As the Big Book explains it, a personal inventory works much like a business inventory, similar to when a store owner sorts through his or her goods to see which are salable, which are damaged, and which have to be thrown out.
But the Steps are especially useful if you dating a PIR, because the skills you learn from the Steps may be helpful in your relationship.
As a result, they might view dysfunctional relationships as normal and seek out these types of unhealthy relationships in their new sober life, unless they are made aware of what they are doing and work diligently to release and heal their past.
When they were drinking and using, they may have grown used to doing whatever it took to cover up, excuse, or engage in their addictive behavior.
Author Karen Nagy outlines Steps Four through Ten: the "Relationship Steps." Mending relationships that were broken due to addiction is an ongoing task in recovery.
Many PIRs [people in recovery] also need help establishing healthy relationships.