This week marks the start of the “Dismantling Dysfunction, Embracing Intimacy” event. In my interview, I look at some of the tough patterns couples find themselves grappling with post-disclosure of his betrayal/addiction. One of these relational patterns is “feeling like I’m his mom” – a pattern which often has deep roots for the couple. Sex Addiction therapist, Dan Drake, did a blog post on this very a topic a few years a go which I’m reposting this week and next. May you find it helpful in working through this issue.
Dan Drake (LMFT, LPCC, CCPS-S, CSAT-S) writes:
If you’re a partner of