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.
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.
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
I think my husband is a Sex Addict, but the thing I have been struggling with the most is my "but I love him". My husband and I have been together since I was 16. I'm now 32.
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 compulsion to consume porn, surf escort sites, and sleep with [...]
I am engaged to a Sex Addict. I first met my fiancé January 21st, 2004. I was 17, and had been chatting with him for a few weeks on a popular teenage/college dating website.
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.
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
I was busy all weekend working hard to finish my new eBook for partners of Sex Addicts titled Understanding Sex Addiction: Everything You Never Wanted To Know.
Every woman who has gone through the pain and turmoil of discovering that their partner is a Sex Addict seeks answers to the same questions.
The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), which will take over the Discovery Health Channel in January, wants couples who would be willing to go public (like on TV--with no anonymity, blocked out faces or distorted voices ) and share their stories of infidelity. Glamour Magazine is planning an article on what it is like to be married to a Sex Addict. They require that the spouse be between the ages of 25 and 35 (that leaves me out) and would require photos of you (not your spouse).
I have known far too many women who were not only devastated by the discovery of their spouse or partner's Sexual Addiction, but they also had to face the horrible reality of finding out that their financial situation was in ruins.
Part four of a four part series of interviews with Barbara Steffens, author of Your Sexually Addicted Spouse, How Partners Can Cope And Heal