This is why it is often recommended that you wait at least a full year before starting to date in recovery.Many experts in addiction treatment strongly encourage their clients to wait at least one year before beginning a new relationship. The first year of addiction recovery is a vital time when your sobriety should be in the absolute forefront and will take all of your focus and energy.
(Keep reading to find our list of unique date ideas that are substance-free.) It is imperative that you keep on track with your recovery progress by attending regular meetings. Believe in good luck or say things such as ‘Good luck to you’. Associate with disfellowshipped persons except for immediate family living in the same house 141. Jehovah’s Witnesses report friends and family members breaking the rules Five More Things Jehovah’s Witnesses Can’t Do. Women cannot assume the role of a male and instruct the congregation. A woman should not pray in the presence of a baptized male JW. In fact all the churches were comparing on this blog have leaders who are made up of all men! It is also a time when recovering addicts are starting to rediscover themselves.The early stages of recovery are spent figuring out who you are without drugs and alcohol, rebuilding your own sense of self-worth and self-esteem, and re-learning how to cope with stressors of everyday life.
Divulge secret information to enemies and those not entitled to know. Greet or talk with disfellowshipped persons (with some exceptions) 140. Seems to me Jehovah Witnesses lives are controlled completely by The Watchtower Society/Governing Body – made up of all men by the way (as a side note). I don’t have an ax to grind with men, just making a point.