Category: Partners/spouses of Sex Addicts


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Partners of Sex Addicts May Wonder if they are Crazy or Codependent…But Are They?

  Category: Partners/spouses of Sex Addicts

If you feel like a "crazy," "obsessive" or "controlling" wife or girlfriend after discovering an affair or any kind of sexual acting out, join the club! And guess what? Therapists working in sex addiction don't view those behaviors as crazy, insane or codependent. Trying to control your environment to feel safe after a betrayal is a normal reaction. It is a rational response when you feel your partner is lying to you and you are looking for answers. Misguided 12-step advice and out-of-date therapeutic theories for treating addiction told...
By Jaclyn Schwartz, MA, MFT, Read More