Sex and love addicts come from all walks of life, they are men or women, they are single, married or in relationships.
Those who are married or in a relationship harm their partners through infidelity. As such when they enter recovery they need to work both on their own recovery and the healing of their relationship concurrently. During early recovery this can be hard as the sex and love addict needs to quickly snap out their own confusion, denial and delusion and start helping themselves and their partner’s healing.
One of the resources that helped many sex and love addicts understand how their partner feels and ways to the help their healing is the text in the link below:
If you have been unfaithful, whether once or repeatedly, please read this. It might be long but many found it it spot on in many ways. It helped many understand and take action in helping their partner’s healing. If you are married or in a relationship we hope that it helps you too.