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When “Let’s grab drinks” feels like a natural follow-up to “Hi, how are you?
,” saying it's difficult to navigate the world of dating while sober is an understatement, despite the fact that it's estimated that about 30 percent of all Americans don't consume any alcohol.
Then, out there in “the field,” there are many heavy drinkers who don’t look too appealing to sober folks.
There’s also the challenge of figuring out how to handle disclosures about sobriety (“I don’t drink because I used to be a drunken hot mess and oh also have a co-occurring mental health disorder” doesn’t exactly scream “great partner material” on a dating site or app). I’m over 17 years sober and it took me years of frustrating and painful efforts to find the guy I eventually committed to. The experiment didn’t go so well, but it wasn’t a disaster either.
“But as the years went by, I became more comfortable in my skin, so now I’ll just say I'm an alcoholic in recovery.”Dr.