Here's an article I wrote asking 'Do 12 Step Programs Really Work for Sex Addiction' on my other website, Sisterhood Of Support . It covers information on 12 Step Programs and sex addiction treatment and recovery. So check it out, I think everyone here will appreciate this information. 12 Step Programs [...]
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. ~ JoAnn September 2016, my life totally changed. I returned from out of town for one night and had a feeling I needed to look [...]
I received the following e-mail from a concerned partner. I was appalled as I watched the video and listened to him make an absurd excuse for 'sex addiction' behaviors. Unfortunately this is just yet another twist on the old victim blaming game. What do you think? ~ JoAnn Hi [...]
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 offer her your support and advice. ~ JoAnn My story: I am 29 and I met the love of my life on the 17th [...]
Does any sex addict ever stop? Is it possible. Can they? Will they. Here is a story from one of our readers who wants to know if her sex addict husband can stop. ~ JoAnn I don’t really know if I’m relieved or disappointed to have found this site. Relieved [...]
Here is a story from a partner whose sex addict husband has secretly video taped her in the shower and while having sex without her knowledge for over 20 years. It is so difficult to read of such a violation of privacy. Here is her story. ~ JoAnn [...]
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 e-mail today from Stephanie. Here is her story of the Partner Trauma and stress that she is suffering due to her boyfriend's sex addiction. I hope that writing it and seeing it in black and white will help her find the strength she needs to heal. ~ JoAnn I want to start off [...]
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 SAs, but by the therapeutic community as well. This needs to stop! ~ JoAnn This month will make one year since I discovered my husband's [...]
Dear JoAnn, Dear JoAnn, Thank you for being so vulnerable and for creating this site. I am actively pursuing healing for myself and struggling with how to stop trying to fix my husband. I left him because of his isolating and controlling behavior. When I finally recognized that my submission [...]
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.
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 60's and fought long and hard, alongside other courageous women, to win basic rights. Our right to be treated at least as well as animals [...]
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 and deceit. Please give Jenn some support and direction. ~ JoAnn Hello, I stumbled on your site purely by accident, while trying to get some [...]