As therapists we know the ravishing effects of sexual abuse on a developing mind. For many of us it is welcome news that more states are making organizations pay a heavy price for a culture that is quietly permissive of sex abuse.
When a sex addict’s behavior is revealed to their spouse, it’s typically a surprise. A traumatizing surprise. And yet, for too long, the classical addiction model inferred that these spouses, far from being unaware of their partners’ addictions, were “enabling” the problem with “codependent” behavior.
How sex addiction starts, how it takes over our life, and how therapy helps us regain control. Runtime: 5:00min
Research is showing that people who describe their sexual behavior as potentially self-destructive are far more prevalent than previously thought (Dickenson, 2018)…
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