Dating problem drinker
Those individuals who get sober and rush into a relationship tend to make terrible choices.
This is considered taboo and exploitative because the newly sober person will be vulnerable.
Partners of addicts need to adapt to the situation or leave.
Some of these people will adapt by becoming co-dependent.
When this other person becomes sober it can be a dramatic change that heavily affect their own life.
Their identity of the addict’s keeper is taken away, and they can struggle to find their place in the world.