The spouse of a sex addict gives her testimony on how her own recovery helped heal her and their marriage. Often times we mention how it is important for both the addict and the spouse to enter their own recovery program and a couples recovery program so that both addict and spouse are on the journey together. Spouses cannot ignore the sexual addiction and say it is only the addict’s problem, not their own. From the car crash analogy, the addict was driving the car and the spouse was in the passenger seat. The addict chose to drive recklessly down the wrong side of the freeway head-on into an 18-wheeler. Who is going to need medical attention? Both the addict and the spouse. The spouse had no idea the addict would do this, nor did they have any control over the situation. Regardless, they were in the car and now require their own medical (mental) attention.
A wife of an addict shares her story of recovery from her husbands Pornography / Sexual addiction. Her insights into the efforts required to find recovery, as well as the gifts that she received from God are hopeful.