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Luckily, there are plenty of online dating sites specifically targeted toward singles who want to date sober, and share their recovery journey with someone who understand that’s road.
Here are our favorite five ideas for sober dates: 1. Find an antique store or flea market, and devote the dollars that you’re not spending on drinks to finding something both of you can cherish. Channel your inner child as you eat cotton candy and ride the rides. Love Sober Dating allows you to connect with other singles that are focused on living a healthy, balanced lifestyle.
Have coffee and conversation: Because “coffee and recovery go hand in hand,” according to Paul Kole. Best of all, the site is free, generating it’s revenue from ads, rather than membership fees.
Both Kole and Williams were inspired to start sober dating websites from their own recovery experiences.
Kole saw friends in recovery entering relationships with people who still used drugs and alcohol, and both their relationships and their recovery suffered.
“It’s important to learn coping strategies,” Stratyner said.