Dating in the first year of sobriety
You may be There are other options for companionship available to you.
Go to meetings, meet other people who are newly sober, try new hobbies, reconnect with old friends you’ve lost touch with, volunteer in your community — there are dozens of ways to connect with others and get the support you need that don’t involve romance at all.
Do you truly have feelings for this person, or is something else going on?
Many people unwittingly crave or seek out a new relationship at this time as a way to replace alcohol.
Think of it more as a guideline or suggestion instead.