“I worried that I would be viewed as not fun, since I was sober,” says Newton.
“But to you sober people: I promise you’re not the only one with that concern, and it’s normal.” Newton’s married to a similarly sober man — though they happily watched guests sip Champagne at their wedding — and says a benefit of not drinking is the clarity of knowing what you will and will not put up with in a relationship.
Casey’s perspective might be a welcome one for New Yorkers trying to cut back on their drinking — while still maintaining their romantic relationships — in the new year.
But how does one date if you can’t meet for drinks?
Leora Israel, a nondrinking potter, says her significant other was a bit more hesitant to date a teetotaler.She gracefully side-stepped the issue by suggesting a movie instead, telling him she wasn’t “into the bar scene” — and he never asked her to a bar again.“I think [my not drinking] was a selling point, actually, because he was trying to cut back himself,” says Steffey.Hopefully you will all have fun meeting singles and try out this online dating thing...Remember that we are the largest free online dating service, so you will never have to pay a dime to meet your soulmate. doesn't matter as long s you know how to control yourself is all that matters to me. It's not just your direction...it's difficult for a drinker to date a non drinker!