Domestic Violence in the Lives of PSAs: Part 3

Today we move into the results of my Masters in Counselling study on domestic violence in the lives of partners of sex addicts. If you’re reading this post and you participated in the study in any way, thank you so much. I’ll begin today by telling you a...

Domestic Violence in the Lives of PSAs: Part 2

Today we continue with our look at the academic literature related to violence and behaviours associated with sex addiction. As I mentioned last week, I’m aware that this is not going to be an easy topic for some of our readers. Please remember your grounding...

Domestic Violence in the Lives of PSAs: Part 1

As some of you will already be aware I recently completed my Masters of Counselling thesis on the topic of domestic violence in the lives of PSAs (partners of sex addicts). Part of the study looks at the academic literature related to my topic. Before I share what the...

Body Image Crisis: Final

In this final article based on the joint Beyond Betrayal/JHJ Body Image Survey for wives of sex addicts, Donna Meredith-Dixon (of A Door of Hope) will answer one final question on “obsessing” over his issues. I will end the post by reviewing some of what...

Body Image Crisis: Part 3

Over the last two weeks I’ve been going over some of the many, thoughtful responses to the 2015 Body Image survey. In the last post we looked at some of the actions we can take to combat the negative body image that naturally arises when we find our husband is...

Body Image Crisis: Part 2

The vast majority of us became extremely self-conscious and negative about our body after discovering our husband’s sexual addiction. As one woman put it, “I feel fairly second-hand, discarded, used… that I belong at Value Village.” Last week...