Here's what you should know about dating someone who is sober, plus some of our favorite tips for sober dating, don't make a big deal out of it. Allow them to tell their story. That feeling can be a drug in itself, one that is not found in sober life (and especially not in sober relationships). A tidy monster and a more careless person have to engage in a shared living situation, and so will a sober and not sober person.
As most people in recovery will say, being sober involves living in a world that isn't, and a dating scene that is intrinsically linked to drinking alcohol to make things happen. But with drinking so important to American dating culture and social culture as a whole, how can a date be sober or sober? We asked the experts and found that it's all about being open about your goals and setting boundaries. That's why, with the help of some sober friends, I've gathered suggestions for dating while sober or dating someone who is.