I found myself longing for a deeper connection than the ones I was getting by swiping right or left on Tinder and Bumble. In case anyone out there is still wondering, these are not apps for the relationship-inclined. Getting your foot past the boudoir or even just the front door on dating apps is often based on looks alone. Most guys I matched with immediately propositioned me with sex. I had hoped using these apps would have been akin to flipping through a catalogue of possible suitors whom I could meet with for conversation in a public place at least a few times. Being invited over to their homes immediately for sex was flattering and all but a little scary to me.
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At this point, you might have even found yourself a little cutie at a meeting or in treatment. But beware, dating in early sobriety can be a serious danger to your long-term recovery. When I first got sober, I was in a treatment center that sort of felt like a summer camp for broken and miserable grown ups. The center was fueled by sexual tension as it was co-ed and a lot of people were linking up.
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In the millennial world, dating is difficult, to say the least. Thanks to the complications of the modern conveniences, the dating world has become convoluted by endless chasing games, being left on read, and likes on your photos. The emotional roller coaster ride that comes with the territory can be overwhelming.