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Do 12 Step Programs Really Work for Sex Addiction?

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 [...]

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?

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

Heartbroke–I’m Too Young For This (My Husband’s Sex Addiction)

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.

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 things, eat, purge, binge, scream and vent with each other. Then, when the storm has passed, we hug one another and sit down together to [...]

Dr. Magness On Treatment Of Sex Addicts And Their Traumatized Partners

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.

A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing–Maria’s Story Of Sexually Addicted Husband

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

Sally’s Story And Boundaries For Her Sexually Addicted Husband

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.

Miss C’s Story: How I Made My Decision To Divorce My Sex Addict Husband

I am 40 years old, recently divorced from the Sex Addict in my life, disguised as my husband.

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.

An Honest Wife’s Story–Who’s Fooling Who?

In the back of my mind, I don’t want him anymore. I don’t. In the back of my mind he is damaged goods, someone passed around and discarded by hundreds of women.

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!

A Sex Addict’s Brain: A Swirling Mass Of Chemical Soup

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.

Anne’s Story: He Never Tried To Save Our Marriage, All He Wanted Was Porn

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.

Starry’s Story: I Still Feel Shame and Embarrassment About His Activities

I found evidence on the PC that he was using a chat program, been viewing porn, and sending explicit email to another man.

JoAnn’s Update: Sex Addiction’s Struggles

The odd thing about our stories is that there is never an ending. The stories of Sex Addiction are ongoing, a continuance of the peaks and valley, the happiness and pain and, of course, the struggles.