In our first post in the “Ten Things I Hate About Your Addiction” series we looked at the issues of anger and hatred. This week we’ll be looking at the obvious next steps on from these two poisonous traits… cruelty and violence.
In Beyond Betrayal, I discuss the topic of intimacy aversion. Arguably every sex addict is struggling with some form of this issue – sex addiction being, at its root, an intimacy disorder.
As mentioned in the book, addicts tend to have a whole range of techniques for keeping their spouse from coming too close. The book discusses the fact that