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Plans can be custom tailored to your needs and/or budget. For more information click the button below or go here: https://sisterhoodofsupport.org/sos-coaching-for-partners-of-sex-addicts/I received this e-mail today from Stephanie.
Here is her story of the Partner Trauma and stress that she is suffering due to her boyfriend's sex addiction.
I am hoping some of you will chime in with responses. I returned [...]I received the following e-mail from a concerned partner.
Together we found hope and the care of a loving Higher Power.
Our commitment is to help others recover from sexual addiction, just as we have been helped.” As a fellowship of recovering addicts, Sex Addicts Anonymous offers a message of hope to anyone who suffers from sex addiction.
The National Council on Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity has defined sexual addiction as “engaging in persistent and escalating patterns of sexual behavior acted out despite increasing negative consequences to self and others.” In other words, a sex addict will continue to engage in certain sexual behaviors despite facing potential health risks, financial problems, shattered relationships or even arrest.
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Psychiatric Disorders, Volume Four describes sex addiction, under the category “Sexual Disorders Not Otherwise Specified,” as “distress about a pattern of repeated sexual relationships involving a succession of lovers who are experienced by the individual only as things to be used.” According to the manual, sex addiction also involves “compulsive searching for multiple partners, compulsive fixation on an unattainable partner, compulsive masturbation, compulsive love relationships and compulsive sexuality in a relationship.”Increasing sexual provocation in our society has spawned an increase in the number of individuals engaging in a variety of unusual or illicit sexual practices, such as phone sex, the use of escort services and computer pornography.