Partners often struggle with the need to control the recovery program for their addict. They might prescribe how often the addict needs to attend groups, see a counselor, and share his/her triggers, urges and thoughts around the addiction. Some partners require the addict to have screening software on all personal technology, and even undergo regular [...]
We all have many needs including sexual, intellectual, emotional, physical, etc. When someone struggle with sex addiction or pornography addiction, they often aren't aware of any need other than sex.
During the holidays stress increases. When this happens an addict's addictive behaviors often increase. Could your spouse have an addiction that is exacerbated by the stress of the holidays?
How much is the right amount to disclose about your sex addiction or pornography addiction to your spouse? This post is a brief primer for "disclosure," a necessary part of recovery and rebuilding trust.
My partner says it's "a pornography addiction" or "sex addiction." How do I know if it is or if it's just bad behavior?
Sex and Pornography Addictions hurt people. The addiction hurts the person with the addiction, their families and friends and sometimes coworkers. Primarily, a sex or pornography addiction is robbing you of peace of mind.
Should I talk to my partner about my addiction to sex or pornography? How much should I share and what will he or she think of me if they know?
When one partner feels upset or slighted by the other partner, often times they inadvertently punish their partner. This is one of the absolute worst ways to solve a marital or relationship problem.