I received this story yesterday from a woman who desperately needs support and advice. I am hoping some of you will chime in with responses.
I received this e-mail from a woman who is involved with a porn addict. She wonders if anyone else has had a similar experience. Please
Think back when you first got married (maybe before kids and mortgages). If someone had asked you the question “what would you do if he cheated on you?”, I bet that 99.9% of us would have answered without hesitation “I’d kill him then leave him”. And we would have answered that way because we never believed for one second that he would actually cheat! We did not marry men that we thought were cheaters.
I received this heartbreaking story in my e-mail today. It is the classic example of how Partners are scammed and abused not only by their
story about a young woman who has a Sex Addict boyfriend. Her trauma and confusion is so heartbreaking, especially with a new baby in the mix.
I recently received this story from a Partner of a Sex Addict. My heart just breaks every time I get another tale of betrayal, lies
A year ago I discovered my husband had been operating as a producer, photographer, and performer of an adult pornography internet business. He operated this
An Open Letter To Patrick Carnes, Stephanie Carnes, Robert Weiss, All CSAT Counselors And Sex Addiction 12 Step Advocates
Dear Patrick Carnes, Stephanie Carnes, Robert Weiss, All CSAT Counselors and all 12 Step Advocates for Sex Addiction, Please consider this letter an urgent request to
With all the pseudo research that the Sex Addiction gurus have done; and all the hundreds of millions of dollars they are making off of Sex Addiction, a fake term for a fake diagnosis; why can’t these so called experts put their heads together and figure out this Sex Addiction thing?
Here is a piece I received from a reader and member of the Sisterhood expressing her thoughts on what happened last week. It is referencing a comment posted here on this site, married to a sex addict, by Jeff Hutchinson a Sex Addiction coach. His posting, attacking me caused quite a stir. Here are Diane’s thoughts about the incident. ~ JoAnn
I received this story today from a woman whose husband is a Sex Addict and she also has two special needs children. H. would like your support and advice on dealing with this double burden.
necessary information for any partner who is interested in finding out exactly why these men do what they do or is facing the difficult choice of whether to stay or leave after the Discovery of Sex Addiction in her relationship.
Ever since I met this man, I feel that my life was never the same….I feel that I am drowning in pain and with lots of anger. Since the beginning, I had other women involved in our marriage meaning he kept flirting and giving his number to them
The Holiday Season is upon us and for Partners of Sex Addicts the stress can become unbearable. Here’s a few ideas to help you through
Dear JoAnn, I would like to preface this by saying that I have yet to determine whether my husband is a sex addict with a
Announcing the Association for Partners of Sex Addicts Trauma Specialists, The First Organization to Specialize in Training and Certification of Partner Specialists
A new professional organization was announced today at the Society for Advancement of Sexual Heath (SASH) national conference in San Antonio, Texas.
l would like to share my story about my boyfriend’s Sex Addiction and get some feedback.
I met my husband 9 years ago. We married almost 6 years ago. During our first years of marriage I would find printed out pictures of women.
?I believe my husband may be a sex addict, but I may never know for sure. He refuses to talk to a counselor, or anyone for that matter. He completely isolates himself from other human beings…
For 15 years he has been struggling with this sex addiction. It started in college, when as a shy and immature boy he responded to an ad for a call girl that he found in the newspaper.
Note from JoAnn: I have searched through my archives for stories that I have not posted. Some of these, such as this one, were sent
Dear JoAnn, I’m not married nor going out with a s*x addict. But I am attracted to someone who I believe is a Sex Addict.
Thank you so much for your website. I’m only a few weeks into finding out the truth about my husband’s Sex Addiction, so I’m still
I’m so glad to have found this website. My story is about how my husband has successfully managed his recovery from Sex Addiction, but the deep wounds that his addiction caused still remain.
I have been married 8 years. Four years ago, my husband admitted to sleeping with prostitutes and strippers, as well as an enormous porn and sex chat addiction, during the first four years of our marriage, including during both of my pregnancies.
Often I get requests asking for advice or for me to provide e-mail addresses or phone numbers of other readers so that a personal connection can be made.
I understand that need for such a connection, as well as the need for a private, open forum for sharing, and that’s why I developed my o
I recently discovered that my husband of 22 years is a sex addict. It started with his “out of the blue” request for a divorce in Feb. of this year (unbenownst to me, he was in the middle of an acting out binge at the time).
It began with him closing down internet browsers and looking suspicious when I walked into the room, and I eventually found charges on our account for Adult Friend Finder. He would lie about his internet activity, blaming the charges on a “favor” he was doing for a buddy who didn’t have access to a credit card (really?), and the porn account was in said friends name (yeah right).
Story of Lies, Deceit, Infidelity and Sex Addiction
He is an avid sexter, telephone chat room visitor, and phone sex customer. We no longer have a computer of our own because I smashed it on the concrete patio one fine evening, but before that he frequented chat rooms there as well. I have good days and bad days.
I found that my husband has been participating in regular webcam sessions with performers that he pays to take their clothes off. I feel quite betrayed but he says that it’s totally meaningless, that I am overreacting and that it’s just a harmless outlet for him and that it is something that most guys do.
I recently (1 month ago) started to get to know a guy from my church through mutual friends. We really hit it off and would talk for hours and hours.
I found out what type he likes to look at. It was me! Girls who look almost exactly like me. I am VERY young looking for my age, which put his viewing habits at illegal.
My husband and I have been together for 5 years and married for just under a year, and I love him very, very much. In addition to a potential sex addiction, our relationship hasn’t been easy.
It wasn’t until May 2010 I started questioning his loyalty. I had previously caught him talking with a woman…
I received this e-mail yesterday from Dr. Magness asking me to add his link and interview to the Married To A Sex Addict site. I have put his interview at the end of this post for your review.
I learned that he had been going on Craigslist to communicate and exchange pictures with people, including members of the same sex which confused and devastated me. There were conversations about meeting up over lunch to engage in sexual acts.I learned that he had been going on Craigslist to communicate and exchange pictures with people, including members of the same sex which confused and devastated me. There were conversations about meeting up over lunch to engage in sexual acts.
Turns out…BINGO! I was pregnant. He was living in Alaska, and me in Chicago
Normally, I would not speak to strangers on the internet; I have always been leery of the web. However, it seemed innocent enough to have a friendly chat with a guy who lived back on the East Coast
So, go to my new site, Sisterhood Of Support and register. At this time registration is free. Please put in the same e-mail address that you use for this site, as that is how I will verify that you are not some nutcase out there. Anyone I don’t recognize will be contacted by me, and if they are not one of us, they will be banned from the site.
I am 50 years old and Michael is 44. We met on line over six years ago. He told me in an email that he was a sex addict.
new website offers a comprehensive blog with articles written by me and others who have expertise in various issues; forums, groups, live chat, profile sharing, connections through a member directory and profile directory, free individual blog set up and hosting, research, interviews, discounts on all eBooks and educational materials, live online meetings with me twice a month, and much, much more.
I discovered that my husband was a SA in Aug 09 and like all the others he cried and begged me to give him a chance.
I found your website a couple of days ago and am so glad I found it. I just found out about my husband’s secret earlier this week.
I am 40 years old, recently divorced from the Sex Addict in my life, disguised as my husband.
I thank God for you and for your website! I am brand new to this entire experience and right now, I think I’m still in shock. I’ve inhaled almost every woman’s story on this site to find answers to a problem I now know is Sex Addict.
This is such a humbling experience for me to admit that my husband is a Sex Addict and I have stayed in such a relationship
Unlike many women who visit your site I knew about my husbands sex addiction when I married him. He is not only a sex addict but a convicted felon and registered sex offender who spent 10 years in the penal system
Here are links to a few articles that I wrote a while back that I think will help some of you understand the chemical imbalances that occur in Sex Addicts.
Inevitably one night I came out and took him by surprise. He was on the computer and had several porn sites open. I was floored, speechless, and so hurt.
When I started this site two years ago I had no idea where this simple web site called Married To A Sex Addict would go or what it would become. We have grown from just a handful of visitors each month to over five thousand unique visitors per month,
She had told her grandma that he had gotten a tattoo out of the McDonalds box and had her sit on the couch and tried to get her to touch his penis.
I found evidence on the PC that he was using a chat program, been viewing porn, and sending explicit email to another man.