OP, I guess I wonder why you need to know right now. AA was this guy's replacement addiction, along with coffee and espresso which he fetishised expensive espresso machine, etc. R33 is exactly the insufferable judgmental stick in the mud that AA consists of. Here are a few tips on how to navigate the world of dating someone in recovery: Does anyone here have any experience on either side of this situation?
That said, R74 nailed it.
Dating Someone In AA
If he is not comfortable with your social drinking, or preaches to much leave him, if he is quietly in the program and he is a nice guy keep him. Even though it was prescription medication, he abused it. They tested me to see whether I'd run to their sick bed with soup and tissues. You kind of just have to follow your heart in such matters. Both desperately tried to identify something in me as an addiction.