His Resentment: Part 1

by Dan Drake, MFT, LPCC, CCPS-S, CSAT-S This latest two-part post by Dan was 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...

Sex Addiction: It’s More than a Statistic

by Donna Meredith Dixon, of A Door of Hope ministries. Headlines like “Sex addiction may affect 10 percent of men, survey finds: Women make up 40 percent of those affected,” are fairly common across news outlets and social media. However, for the most...

Grace… in its Place

This morning I woke up trying to pinpoint (not for the first time) what it is about a recent Christian movie on sex addiction that doesn’t sit right with me. The main message—that healing from addiction requires coming to realize God’s deep desire...

Betrayal Workbook & Prayer Bring Healing

Today’s post is from community member, Anna, in California. Anna wrote me this week to tell me about a resource she found extremely helpful in healing for her betrayal PTSD. Since this was a new resource to me I invited her to share her story and tell us about...

Ask the Expert: Barb Steffens

This week, Barb Steffens, founder of the Association of Partners of Sex Addicts Trauma Specialists (APSATS) answers a Beyond Betrayal community member’s questions about the frustration of setting boundaries around her husband’s subtle acting out behaviors,...

The Naked Truth (Project)

Today I had the pleasure of interviewing Cat Etherington who lives on the other side of the world from me (in the UK). Cat runs a program for betrayed wives (and also their husbands/partners) through a ministry called The Naked Truth Project. She is also an APSATS...