My significant other and I lead double-lives. There is no cheating, no multiple personalities, no lies, or deceit. I am not in recovery; however, my better half is. Being worried at first is an understatement. Should I hide if I want a drink after a long day? Do I keep alcohol in the house?
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It goes without saying that they probably led a lifestyle that seems vastly different from the one their living with you now. While some people can easily relate to and embrace the fact that everyone has a past, others can find it hard to reconcile the two. Being in a relationship with a recovering alcoholic or addict certainly comes with unique challenges. Use these tips to make having a relationship with an addict in recovery a lot easier for you both. Sobriety takes determination and commitment as does being in a relationship with a recovering addict.
So this boy, we will call him Phil. Anyway Phil and i have know eachother for several years. We went our seprate ways in life but still talked.