And I don’t have to waste my time figuring out that a guy can’t enjoy himself without polishing off a six-pack.
Created by people in recovery for people in recovery, Sexy and Sober Singles is a new Long Beach-based online dating service.
Launched last month by Shannon Shea and Paul Kole, who also own the circa-2006 Sexy and Sober apparel and accessory company, there already are more than 60 people — including straight, gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender singles — signed up look for a match.
” Other guys simply weren’t interested in dating a sober person.
I knew it made sense to simply tell anyone who asked me out that I didn’t drink.
And while I can tolerate hanging out in a bar, it will never be my first choice destination.
Given that bars are the unofficial “singles scene” for anyone aged 20 to 60, it’s easy to feel like you have to compromise the linchpins of your sobriety to have an active dating life.
I don’t know why I was holding onto old notions of how people find partners.
But once I let go of them, I was able to see online dating as a significant asset in sobriety.
Unfortunately, I couldn’t find any clear way to articulate this.
The interaction would proceed: Kind of an unwieldy way of accepting a date.
She said a dating service that helps these people find love and fellowship is long overdue.