For the unmarried sexaholic, sexual sobriety means freedom from sex of any kind.And for all of us, single and married alike, sexual sobriety also includes progressive victory over lust. I would abstain for several months, then have a week or so of binging and then stop for another several months.
Early on my sponsor told me that any time I feed my addiction from any direction, it strengthens my addiction in every direction. I was in SA and sober by then and started to understand many things about myself, my husband, and our marriage. When I had enough sobriety and emotional stability, my sponsor agreed with my decision to divorce my husband.
I realize that part of my MO includes repressing my sexuality entirely. It was part of my emotional defense in my first marriage.
Sexual addiction also appears to be more common in males than females, with behavior typically beginning in late adolescence. Furthermore, researchers believe that sexual addiction is a growing problem due to the increased accessibility of internet porn.
The cyber world has created more opportunities to easily engage in casual sex or “hook-ups” through internet chat rooms and dating sites.
SLAA’s have a special understanding of each other & the disease, & we have learned how to recover through The 12 Steps of SLAA.
Has anyone been to those types of meetings, group, sessions? i wanted to put this onmyspace or facebook but too many people i know and that are involved read those things. I have another woman, who is 33 years old and married with two kids, who says she loves me. but i cant stand it more then 15 minutes it stinks. Stop thinking about your next lay, and take a time out doing for someone that needs you to be his dad. I am about 70% sureit is mine, because the mother, had sex with other guys in the same time frame, she says with me it was unprotected, others it was.Sexaholics Anonymous (SA) is an organization based on the 12-step addiction recovery model and is an important resource for people coping with an addiction to sex.It is difficult to quantify exactly how many people suffer from sexual addiction for a couple of reasons.There are no dues or fees for SA membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions.