Sex Addiction… Not His Problem?

In my counselling work with women suffering from betrayal trauma I routinely hear from clients that their husband is saying he is “not a sex addict.”  Often the explanation continues along the lines of  “and you’ve got a problem, your counselor has a problem, the sex addiction field has a problem, etc., but I’m fine.”

Some of these “fine” men are seeing sex workers regularly, surfing porn to the point of having erectile dysfunction and/or are in trouble with the police for their behaviors. Others are engaging occasionally in extra-marital sexual activity… after which they can be seen to become withdrawn

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