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Can He Change?

Another story of a sex addict husband using prostitutes and a wife who wonders if he can change. Hi, I feel at a loss right

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A New Blog Post On The Sisterhood For Partners of Sex Addicts

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.

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My Wife is a Sex Addict

My name is David and I have been with my wife for 33 yrs we have 3 children 27, 21 & 15. Last year I found out that my wife had many men’s names in her phone

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Abuse is Abuse is Abuse

The news coverage of Ray Rice brutally beating his fiancee unconscious has brought back a flood of memories for me. I was a teen in the

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My Wife Is A Sex Addict

When we think about Partners of Sex Addicts we usually think of women. But, there are many men out there who are also dealing the Discovery that their wives have been leading a secret sexual life.

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Updated: Sex Addiction A Sham and a Scam

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?

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Feedback On A Comment From A Sex Addict/Christian Counselor

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

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C’s Discovery Of Her Husband’s Sex Addiction

It was January 17th and I had just spoken to my husband who was out of town on a business trip. As usual I just tossed my phone on our bed after we said our goodbye’s, never bothering to actually touch the “end” button on the call.

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Even After Recovery The Wounds Remain

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.

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Guidelines For Using This Website

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

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Is Your Wife A Sex Addict?

Are you a man whose wife is a Sex Addict? You are not alone. Recently I have received so many e-mails from men who have discovered that their wives or partners are Sex Addicts

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April’s Story: It Was On Our First Tour Of Duty That I Learned Of His Sex Addiction

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).

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Sexual Anorexia and Intimacy Anorexia

There has been a lot of discussion on the Sisterhood web site about the concepts of Sexual And Intimacy Anorexia. Many opinions have been voiced, so I thought I would bring that topic over here and see what some of you might have to say.

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It’s ‘Only’ Porn, It’s Not Really Cheating

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.

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A Story Of Hope

“He’s Catholic!” Those were the words that got me to go out on the first date with my to be husband. My mother set me up with him and to all he seemed perfect. Handsome, athletic, driven, smart and soon became my love and my best friend.

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A Warning!

JoAnn, I noticed a comment on your blog you may not have noticed yet, about a new talk show in New York wanting to do

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Share Your Story

Sharing our stories is good therapy. Women do this well; we laugh, we cry, we talk, pace, gesture and pull our hair out. We throw

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Katie’s Story: He Was The Kind Of Guy That Would Never Hurt Me Or Cheat

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.

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Go Forth And Chat (check comments for my updates)

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.

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New Boundaries

So, I must request that you use the new site for topics that are not directly related to the original story or article that is published here.

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New Site Glitches

I am exhausted. I’ve been up since 4am working on code, and no one ever told me until tonight that when you signed in you

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Nurturing A Sex Addict Has Negative Results

Nurturing can also occur when a partner readily accepts and believes their partners flimsy explanations, denials and promises by ignoring their own concerns or blaming themselves for the relationship problems.

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Just For You

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.

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Holiday Stress

Being in a relationship with a Sex Addict puts us into an almost constant state of stress. Add in the holidays and we feel as

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Musings From JoAnn

So, I have spent the last few days reading over the most recent comments and I will summarize some of my thoughts here. Please forgive me if I miss something, but I’ll try to make my thoughts as general as possible in order to cover most topics.

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The ‘Bad’ Wife

My husband just recently admitted to being a sex addict. As to what extent I only know that he was watching porn on the internet and always wanted to have sex with me all the time or he would get very angry and would take it out on me!

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KJ Needs Help

My husband, whom I just found out is a Sex Addict, deployed to Afghanistan in the middle of all of the chaos so I am alone and will be until Sept of 2011…..and just when I thought things couldn’t get any worse they did

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Sharing A Smile

I have been doing a lot of research on Personality Disorders and I ran across this anonymous quote. It made me laugh, so I thought I would share it with all of you who I know can relate.

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