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I knew such joy could exist between two people, but I had no clue how to get to it anymore.My only directions involved taking a glass of wine to my lips and letting the sweet release show me the way. It was the fate of all single women in their late thirties to stare down a personal profile, and as far as punishments go, this was fairly benign. It allowed me to inch toward intimacy with built-in distance.

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“This is how it’s going to be—sitting in church basements, listening to people talk about trying to stay sober.” After getting sober in 2007, Hamm’s life was far from over.

He began organizing summer beach trips for people in the recovery community.

The problem is that social networks like Facebook and dating apps, which have revolutionized the way we socialize and date, can be challenging and even alienate non-drinkers.

After all, the standard ask-out line on dating apps is “want to grab a drink?

“When you’re on Facebook, you’re surrounded by friends, family and coworkers,” Sober Grid co-founder Nick Krasucki told Like many people in recovery, the creator of Clean Fun Network, Jimmy Hamm, initially feared that quitting drinking would be the end of his social life.

“I’m in my late twenties and thinking, ‘My life is going to be over,'” he said.

How I missed those beautiful, damaged men, but we kept our distance from each other.

Occasionally I would e-mail one of them, and they never wrote back, and I got it.

” A new wave of sober social apps, Sober Grid, Clean Fun Network and Sober, are setting out to make the online territory a lot easier for non-drinkers to navigate.

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