Sexual Recovery Blog

So we are married, now what? What happens to a marriage when trust is broken?
Posted by Brent Robery on

  Daniel has had a hard day at work. He couldn’t wait to get home. He fought through hours of traffic but he finally made it home. He pulled into the garage, shut off the car, and went into the house. Sitting at the kitchen table, his wife Karen sits, eyes red and puffy, with mascara...

Co-Addiction vs. Trauma Informed Treatment for Betrayed Partners
Posted by Mackenzie Sodestrom on

In the early days of sex addiction treatment, clinicians took a copy + paste approach from successful substance abuse treatment protocols and applied it to sex addiction treatment. While some of this was (and remains) helpful for treating addiction, it unfortunately misunderstood and ultimately...

Disclosure After Infidelity Part II: Emotional Impact Letter
Posted by Mackenzie Sodestrom on

After a disclosure of infidelity or sex addiction, a couple may choose to complete the difficult and important process of the full disclosure. Disclosure day is painful for both partners and can stir up a lot of difficult emotions. The final two parts of the therapeutic disclosure help the...

Disclosure After Infidelity
Posted by Mackenzie Sodestrom on

There is often a mixed reaction when we talk about a full disclosure - some couples want to race into it, others are scared to face it. Sometimes one party wants it, and the other doesn't. Research shows, however, that 94% of couples that go through the full disclosure process find it to be...