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How to Know if a Sex Addict is Really in Recovery (A Podcast Interview)


Partners of sex addicts are on heart-breaking and hard journey. One of the many challenges they face is seeking emotional safety within their relationship, which is a difficult skill to master. In many cases, an addict will make promises of … Continue reading

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How I Made History Today (A Resource for Partners)


Today I enjoyed the privilege of being interviewed on the Betrayal Trauma Recovery Podcast. As Anne introduced me, she shared that I was their first male guest in the history of the podcast, an honor I do not take lightly. Our … Continue reading

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The Pain of Being “Pushed”: The Relational Trauma of Partners


//www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/Iuv__-nyO1M?rel=0 Have you seen this highly popular video of the man pushing his girlfriend off a cliff? The video begins with a woman preparing herself mentally for her ominous cliff jump, then repeatedly deciding not to take the plunge. It … Continue reading

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Disclosure 101: The Partner’s Pain when the Addict Admits (Powerful video)


“No Angels” by Jason Chu //www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/Bmc5wt_4Zow?rel=0 Rarely, if ever, have I seen a video like this that portrays both the sexual addict’s and the partner’s experience at the moment of disclosure. This powerful video by Jason Chu provides a honest … Continue reading

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Why I Stayed


Making the decision of whether or not to stay in a marriage is a painful one for partners of sexual addicts. Friends and family may have strong feelings and quick advice but this decision is never simple and cannot be … Continue reading

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“Rebuilding Trust After Sexual Betrayal” by Geoff Steurer, MS, LMFT, Founder and Director LifeStar of St. George, UT


I regularly meet with men who tell me they have given up pornography and sexual acting for good and have no intentions of going back. They share how they’ve moved from darkness to light. They talk about the mighty change … Continue reading

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