Like other psychiatric disorders, sexual addiction is a condition that affects peoples' relationships with others as much as it affects their own mental state. Individuals suffering from sexual addiction typically pursue sex through any means possible and often engage in risky forms of sexual activity such as exhibitionism, promiscuous sex with multiple partners, online sex, etc. It's easy to see how a couple's relationship may be challenged by the manifestations and reality of a disorder like this one. "A Couple's Guide to Sexual Addiction" discusses common relationship issues within the context of sexual addiction and provides the reader with exercises, information, and advice on the following topics: Trust; Communication; Healthy sexuality & sexual behaviors; and, Family. By understanding the reality of sexual addiction and what it means for a relationship, couples will be able to better relate to each other and plan for a successful future.
About the Author
Paldrom Collins is married to a former sex addict, Paldrom has a thorough understanding of sexually compulsive behavior and works with the partners of sexually compulsive men. George Collins, MA is a former sex addict himself. After his second divorce due to sex addiction, he hit bottom, got help, earned a degree, began helping others, and entered into a successful marriage. He has been counseling those with sexual addictions for over twenty years and is the founder and director of Compulsion Solutions, an outpatient counseling service specifically for the treatment of men who suffer from the results of sexually compulsive behavior.