Sex addict dating
Sex addiction can be seen as a macho addiction, according to Dr Fiona Weldon of the Rutland Centre.But she says, “that changes very quickly when the devastation for the person and their partner comes to light”.
But you need to know that you are not alone and that you can survive because at times you think you can’t.
Partners of sex addicts go through deep trauma but specialist support services are poor in Ireland.
The Rutland Centre is trying to change this and is running a workshop for partners on Saturday, May 25th.
I know my husband would not be here today if I had told more people. I was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and although the impact has lessened, I still feel on high alert for the next catastrophe that could happen.
I was prescribed anti-depressants and began to drink a lot around this time which brought me to an even lower point.
It was an incredibly lonely time because his sex addiction had to stay hidden to protect our children.