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6 edition of Your sexually addicted spouse found in the catalog.

Your sexually addicted spouse

how partners can cope and heal

by Barbara A. Steffens

  • 24 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by New Horizon Press in Far Hills, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder,
  • Marriage,
  • Treatment,
  • Family relationships,
  • Sex addiction,
  • Popular works,
  • Sex addicts

  • About the Edition

    Sexual addictions and compulsive sexual behavior are growing societal problems, with as many as three to six percent of the world population affected. Your Sexually Addicted Partner shatters the stigma and shame that millions of men and women carry when their partners are sexually addicted.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-257).

    Statementby Barbara Steffens and Marsha Means
    ContributionsMeans, Marsha, 1948-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC560.S43 S74 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination257 p. ;
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25051579M
    ISBN 100882823094
    ISBN 109780882823096
    LC Control Number2009923751
    OCLC/WorldCa435420202

    With Jeff and Ella, you will receive the validation you need. Firsthand accounts and stories reveal the impact of this addiction on survivors' lives. Partners' reactions to this discovery are not the result of codependency, but from trauma. Difficulty focusing on day-to-day events, such as picking the kids up from school, work projects, maintaining a home, etc. This distinction is often the first step back to wholeness, whether with the addicted partner, or courageously alone.

    You can speed the process up if you do your research beforehand. So please, if your partner is struggling with sexual addiction, let us help. Your Sexually Addicted Partner shatters the stigma and shame that millions of men and women carry when their partners are sexually addicted. It also gives valuable suggestions for healing.

    This is understandable, too. Foreword Magazine, Inc. You can speed the process up if you do your research beforehand. Copy URL. Kudos to Barbara and Marsha, for shifting the paradigm and giving many such a powerful concise tools to deal with the obliteration of their security and trust; personally your timing has been perfect.


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Your sexually addicted spouse book

It takes some dedication and commitment to come to a resolution, but recovery is possible. Useful appendices list health and mental health care providers and clergy. Step 9 — Begin Attending Fellowship Meetings Beyond professional help, many people who are married to addicts ease their loneliness and sense of isolation by attending Step support meetings.

This is the time to set boundaries — to let your addicted spouse know what the natural consequences of their continued substance abuse will be.

Required Cookies These cookies allow you to explore OverDrive services and use our core features. The secondary goal of an intervention is to reclaim your own life in your own sense of self.

Your Sexually Addicted Spouse

The cost of addiction has the power to ruin an otherwise beautiful home and marriage. And boy, am I ever glad that I did. For some families it will be a survival manual. Thank You. Because an intervention can run hot with a motion, is a good idea to hire a professional interventionist moderate and keep the focus where it needs to be.

The validation of my PTSD symptoms helped my understanding of what this has done to me. The authors go on to propose a new model for wives. To that end — I wonder, where is the balance between recognizing our trauma and healing from that versus sitting in our trauma, labeling ourselves as traumatized, and using that as a crutch to prevent further healing?

An appendix provides information for health and mental health care providers and clergy. Emotionally escapist use of alcohol, drugs, food, spending, gambling, etc. Barbara Steffens' groundbreaking new research shows that partners are not codependents but post-traumatic stress victims, while Marsha Means' personal experience provides insights, strategies, and critical steps to recognize, deal with, and heal partners of sexually addicted relationships.

Counselors — please, please, I beg you, read this. You and your children need to have lives that are as normal as possible, no matter what the addict is doing. They may tell themselves that they are helping or protecting the addict, but what they are actually doing is enabling — making it easier for the addiction to continue.

Useful appendices list health and mental health care providers and clergy. When things go wrong, they blame others for their own actions. Here are important strategies and critical steps to recognize, deal with and heal partners victimized by sexually addicted relationships. Some support groups that may be in your area are: Al-Anon.

Difficulty focusing on day-to-day events, such as picking the kids up from school, work projects, maintaining a home, etc. The cover could benefit from some creative love. This book covers it. I never thought that would be me.

Your Sexually Addicted Spouse: How Partners Can Cope And Heal shatters the stigma and shame that millions of women and some men carry when their partners are sexually addicted. You may have experienced additional trauma from your counselor, pastor, or other "helping" professionals who make assumptions about you or pressure you to forgive and let go too quickly.Download your sexually addicted spouse ebook free in PDF and EPUB Format.

your sexually addicted spouse also available in docx and mobi. Read your sexually addicted spouse online, read in. Feb 01,  · Your Sexually Addicted Spouse audiobook, by Marsha Means Sexual addictions and compulsive sexual behavior are growing societal problems, with as many as three to six percent of the world population affected.

Your Sexually Addicted Partner shatters the stigma and shame that millions of men and women carry when their partners are sexually addicted.

Your Sexually Addicted Spouse. How Partners Can Cope And Heal. by Barbara Steffens, Ph.D., and Marsha Means, MA. Sexual addictions and compulsive sexual behavior loom as growing societal problems with as much as 3 to 6 percent of the world population afflicted.

Oct 16,  · So, you shake off your nagging doubts, tell yourself that you are imagining things, and try a little harder to feel connected in your marriage.

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The Recurring Cycles of Addiction. For many of us married to men who struggle with sexual addiction, this is the first suffering we endure—recurring cycles of fear, frustration, and self-doubt. Jan 01,  · PDF Your Sexually Addicted Spouse Sexual addictions and compulsive sexual behavior are growing societal problems, with as many as three to six percent of the world population affected.

Your Sexually Addicted Partner shatters the stigma and shame that millions of men and women carry when their partners are sexually addicted. Addictions aren't always to drugs, but they are devastating all the same. "Your Sexually Addicted Spouse: How Partners Can Cope and Heal" discusses sexual addictions--in the matter of pornography, use and abuse, among other issues--from the perspective of the spouse, who may or may not be a .