Move Beyond Addiction That’s Killing Your Marriage

February 22nd, 2012

Many of you have dealt with a sex-addicted spouse, or have tried to overcome your own sex addiction. So what do you do now?

Sex addiction can be devastating to a marriage, creating questions and leading to your mistrusting your spouse.

Today, I would like to share 3 steps you can take now to stop a sex addiction from ruining your relationship by dealing productively with suspicion. Read on…

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Healing from Sex Addiction – Part 2

March 16th, 2010

In my last post, I began a conversation about sex addiction: what it is, who it affects, and why it happens. That post has only been up for a week or so. But in that brief time, I’ve received dozens of comments and questions. Many of you have dealt with a sex-addicted spouse, or have tried to overcome your own sex addiction.

The refrain I hear, again and again, is: What do I do now? What is the next step? Is there any hope for us? Sex addiction can be devastating. It leaves many unanswered questions in its wake, and it brings its own kind of mistrust into the spouse’s mind.

Today, I would like to share steps you can take RIGHT NOW to prevent a sex addiction from ruining your relationship. I want to show you ways to deal with suspicion in potentially productive ways.

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How to Cope with a Sex-Addicted Spouse

March 9th, 2010

Maybe you cherished your “normal” sex life with your husband, only to find out that he’s been harboring dark and deviant fantasies. Maybe you have stumbled across a stash of pornographic magazines and DVDs-even though you never suspected your husband of being aroused by such graphic images.

Sex is an integral and beautiful part of a healthy marriage. Sometimes, though, sex becomes something that feels like constant physical craving rather than an expression of love. This is a form of “sex addiction,” and it can bring a lot of pain into your relationship.

Sex addiction is a complex topic. Let’s look at ways in which sex addicts try to justify their behavior. When you see these signs, you can take proactive steps to combat the addiction and possibly heal your marriage. Read on to find out how together, you and your spouse can fight back problem behaviors and rebuild honesty in your relationship.

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