Never Date A Recovering Alcoholic. Here's the real reason why alcoholics have a difficult time reciprocating. If you are dating a person who is in denial and not ready to make changes, it is likely that you will come second to alcohol.
But the other is never okay. She'll drag you down with her. I wasted years of my life wondering why.
One may be okay in certain situations, depending on the person.
If you are dating a person who is in denial and not ready to make changes, it is likely that you will come second to alcohol. There’s a big difference between having a beer in front of your alcoholic friend and problem drinking in front of them. And when you are with an alcoholic, you are used to suffering in silence as the martyr, wondering why the alcoholic does what s/he does. Instead of wondering, “can a recovering alcoholic ever drink again,” think instead of the benefits of not drinking.