Be aware that diving into a new relationship can trigger the same receptors.
Ask yourself if you are really ready to share your time with a significant other, or if you are using relationships as a distraction.
You may also expose yourself to more social situations where alcohol is available.
As part of your therapeutic process, it is a good idea to understand what an enabler is and to make sure that your partner is unmistakably supportive of your sobriety.
The first year should be focused on working the program and working on yourself.
Try to avoid making any big decisions within your first year, like moving in together, marriage or children.
Recovery is a time for self-care and reflection, establishing structure and controlling urges.
Most weeks, Saturday nights are spent at 12 step meetings.
In order to achieve long-term sobriety, you have to put your program first.
This remains true, regardless of your relationship status.