“Providing relationship comforts to an active sexually addicted person, even sober, but not in recovery is protecting their addiction and standing in the way of their recovery.” Also known as enabling. Enabling the sexually addicted person to feel like everything is ok, and normal, when it’s not. Enabling the sexually addicted person to continue on…

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The real person is behind the sex addict mask

The natural consequences of sex addiction reach far beyond the addict, and touches everyone that loves them. The deception and betrayal felt by spouses, family and friends reaches far, and are difficult to stomach. When you love someone with a sex addiction life can be chaotic and you experience betrayal trauma.  The good news is,…

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“How do I know if my sex addict husband or wife is really in recovery?” Why do we ask this? Because we’ve been deceived so many times, we can’t be sure of what’s truth and what’s deception coming from a sex addict. Our husbands’ or wives’ word has lost its worth. A person’s actions, is…

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https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/dear-anyone-who-thinks-sex-addiction-doesnt-exist_us_59ff5720e4b0d467d4c2261c I think a helpful way of thinking about the issue of sex addiction is to compare it to the term “alcoholism.” ‘Alcoholic’ is a term used to describe someone who suffers from alcoholism – they often have a physical and/or psychological desire to consume alcohol beyond their capacity to control it, regardless of how…

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Dr. Omar Minwalla The Institute for Sexual Health (ISH) April 2014 The Sex Addiction-Induced Trauma Model© (SAITM©) articulates thirteen dimensions of trauma relevant to the clinical impacts, injuries and symptoms among intimate partners of sex addicts, based on both qualitative research and clinical application with partners and spouses impacted by sex addiction and compulsivity.  Each…

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Todd M. Frye, PhD, LCPC, LCMFT discusses sexual disorders and suggests that they are more accurately called intimacy disorders. These are many times carried out through online pornography, gambling, gaming, and social networking addictions.

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** Trigger alert: discussion of pornography’s role in betrayal ** . . . Another common thread I see is that pornography played a huge part leading up to the act of physical betrayal. It did in mine. This is another clue that it’s not your fault and there was literally nothing you could do to…

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For the first time in history, a cinematic teaching series on purity is here to offer men proven principles and practical tools to become a conqueror and live with integrity. This 5-week curriculum lays out biblical strategies, scientific facts and, in military style, teaches men how to use God’s weapons to become conquerors

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