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Easy Does It Dating Guide: For People in Recovery

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A straightforward, yet lighthearted, look at what it takes to enter or reenter the world of dating—clean and sober style.

How much of your past should you share? Is it wise to date another addict in recovery? What should you do if you're attracted to a problem drinker? These are important questions in any dating relationship, but even more critical for individuals who are i
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Paperback, 232 pages
Published August 25th 2004 by Hazelden Publishing (first published January 1st 2004)
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Douglas Lord
Aug 27, 2015 Douglas Lord rated it it was amazing
This groundbreaking book aims to help addicts recovering from "any and all substances or behaviors" play the dating game. Readers will appreciate the perspective of Faulkner, herself a recovering addict who knows that perfection is not a realistic life goal; instead, dating is seen as a process, like recovery and life itself. Often laugh-out-loud funny, this work focuses on remaining clean and sober while dating and tries to steer readers clear of common pitfalls (e.g., "two wounded people despe ...more
Colleen Wainwright
Nov 25, 2015 Colleen Wainwright rated it really liked it
Since I learned that many of spiritual fave-raves have pointed to the 12 Steps of recovery as America's great contribution to the canon (and, let's face it, since I found out that Julia Cameron's A-MA-ZING and transformative Artist's Way was loosely based on the 12 Steps), I've been looking at other ways to apply the Steps to my life. This dating guide, much like "If the Buddha Dated", is a great, spiritually-based way of looking at being in and looking for relationship. Solid thinking to keep o ...more
Christine CC
Sep 08, 2010 Christine CC rated it it was amazing
Read it, read it, read it! If you are new to 12-Step programs and recovery and want to start dating, read this book. It's full of solid and valuable guidance on how to do relationships the healthy way.

Mary Faulkner is brilliant, she weaves twelve-step philosophy seamlessly into a dating guide that will change the future of your intimate partnerships...
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