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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On the same note, what about us? I posted about what a man in recovery looks like. This is what a woman in recovery looks like:   What does a woman in true recovery look like?   Why do we ask this? Because recovery comes in waves for the spouse of addicts.   ➡️ First…

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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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