Dating a recovering alcoholic woman
I said to her, "You are kind of putting my health and my life at risk by coming over here.
Her mom told me to leave a message on the home answering machine and I had to ask her what her daughter's name was and she started cracking up.
Jeremy: I actually moved into a college party house with her.
So I said, "Did you mean to say that or was it a Freudian slip?
" And he jumped on the chance to say it was a Freudian slip so I was like, "OK." Then I got out of the car and I said, "I Freudian slip you too." After that, we got really serious really fast.] I don't want to tell this story. " and I go, "Celebrate this," and so I never actually asked Kate to marry me.
I need something." She called a rehab facility and the nurse who answered said, "If he wants to do it, he's got to do it himself," and politely hung up on my mother.
So my mom looked at me and said, "You're on your own.Kate: I think when we started dating, there was a lot of grace on both sides. I think a lot people assume that you go to rehab and then you're fixed, but alcoholism really is like an allergy.Jeremy didn't have to explain his sobriety to me because I understood it because of my mother. I know what it takes to work a program in recovery, which I would credit to being some of our initial success and ongoing, I suppose. It's a lifelong addiction and for people to work a program and be healthy and avoid whatever their drug of choice or alcohol was, it takes going to meetings, having a sponsor, having services positions, working the steps.Kate: I had a really hard time when the wedding was over. And when all of the time that I had invested into it was gone, and then no one is congratulating you for being in love anymore and you are just married, I was kind of sad.Jeremy: We had to rediscover the relationship a little bit.I never quite felt comfortable in my own skin though, and I'd act out.Tags: Adult Dating, affair dating, sex dating