How The Partners Of Sex Addicts Are Negatively Affected


How The Partners Of Sex Addicts Are Negatively Affected

Addiction is not an issue to take lightly. Like any other form of addiction, sex addiction can cause snowballing problems for partners in committed relationships. Imagine the pressure and conflict that would come along from a continued series of negative behaviors that your partner just can’t seem to control. Your deep connection will undoubtedly be challenged with all types of negative behaviors, leading many to suffer from trauma.


Feelings of confusion, betrayal, anger, depression, and fear can all result from severe trauma and are not emotions to brush away. Your mental health is just as important as your physical health. So if you think your relationship is suffering, then it may be beneficial to seek counseling as soon as possible.


How Counseling Can Help You And Your Partner

It’s too easy for other people to tell addicts that they should “just quit.” Instead we should be finding them help and concrete answers! Well, one of the best solutions for any addict is to seek out the assistance of a mental health counselor. And contrary to popular misconception, counseling involves much more than simply speaking to another individual. It involves a process that will help you and your partner pinpoint core problems and help each of you develop a plan to solve them.


You’ll additionally benefit from building a foundation of intimacy and trust. Both you and your partner will grow together and support each other along the way. You’ll have a partner in the battle against addiction.


It takes a certified counselor with the knowledge and background to really make an effective impact. Certified Sex Addiction Therapists know what exactly sex addiction entails, its consequences, and what battling methods have worked in the past. Just like a sports coach, your counselor will coach you through your game plan and push you to be better at every step of the way.


Taking Action 

After deciding that you and your partner are ready to address your own internal conflicts, make sure you do your research. Every counselor has the ability to address mental health, however some bring different passions, experiences, and knowledge to the table. Find a counselor in your area who is experienced, highly recommended, and specializes in sex addiction. Don’t give up, because effective help is out there.


If you reside in the Central Florida area, then Suzanne Rucker is a good place to begin your search. She provides a free 15-minute consultation and specializes in sex addiction, even providing a 3-day sex intensive. Suzanne puts an emphasis on not only the wellbeing of recovering addicts, but a big emphasis is on the recovery and support of the partner.


Make a positive change in your life and your partner’s by seeking the help you both need. Stop the spiraling damage and take control, today.

Suzanne would like to help her clients find happiness in life.  Are you depressed or anxious wondering how you can get through the next day? Do you feel over-worked and under-appreciated?  Do you have a difficult maintaining your weight, managing your finances, coping with your own addiction or the addiction of someone else, or maybe you are having a hard time getting along with your spouse or a difficult teenager?  There is relief….The first step, which is the most difficult, is making the call to seek help and direction for a better life.

Suzanne Specializes In: Relationship Problems, Recovery & Strengthening, Depression, Anxiety, and Stress Management, Sexual Addiction/Love Addiction & Co-Dependency (women & men), Addictions (drugs, alcohol, shopping, etc),Trauma ,Personal/Sports/and Corporate Coaching. Clinical Training: CSAT : Suzanne is trained in sexual addictions from the prestigious IITAP institute and Patrick Carnes, EMDR (eye movement and desensitization and reprocessing):

Suzanne offers this processing technique for relief from traumas, anxiety, depression, addictions, fears, phobias, and test anxiety.  EMDR can also enhance sports and speaking/professional performances, Prepare/Enrich: Suzanne can help you learn how to build stronger relationships through communication and conflict resolution skill building.  This program is ideal for premarital counseling, marriage preparation, marriage counseling, and marriage enrichment, Suzanne earned her MS in Counseling Psychology from Palm Beach Atlantic University.

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