by Dan Drake, MFT, LPCC, CCPS-S, CSAT-S
Today’s post by Dan follows on last week’s. Together the two were originally posted on the excellent Banyan Therapy website under the title, So He Needs You to be His Mom and then Later Resents You for it: The impossible role some partners of sex addicts find themselves in.
I discuss this type of relational challenge, and others, in my “Dismantling Dysfunction, Embracing Intimacy” talk airing today.
More “No-Win” Scenarios
Dan writes to Partners of Sex Addicts (PSAs): you can help your own frustration level by not taking the no-win bait of getting pulled into this [take-care-of-me]