Dating website for recovering addicts
Sexual addiction, an umbrella term which includes pornography addiction, is likely the most harmful addiction when it comes to marriages.
Unfortunately, in spite of studies showing that 70% of wives of sex addicts meet the criteria for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), most sex addiction counselors are still working from the co-addict model.
The co-addict model says a person who is married to a sex addict is sick, out of control, addicted to their spouse, and implies she is partially to blame for his behavior, simply because she chose to marry a sex addict, even though the vast majority of the time she did not even know he was an addict.
We are a group of Narcotics Anonymous with two daily online meetings where addicts seeking recovery can chat 24/7 for support and fellowship. No registration is required, and we don't ask for your contact info or e-mail address. Just type a nickname into the chat box above and click "connect" to instantly join the room and begin talking to other recovering addicts who are here to share their experience, strength, and hope with each other! Or share whatever you feel comfortable sharing, especially if it will get you through today. help if you need help urgently or have a burning desire to use. Our primary purpose is to carry the message of NA to the addict who is still suffering.
The conversation may or may not be recovery related when you join, but we do not mind one bit if you jump in or interrupt. In NA, we like to say that NA = "Never Alone." NA has only ONE promise to make, and that is: "The message is that an addict, any addict, can stop using drugs, lose the desire to use, and find a new way to live....
Symptoms of PTSD have been shown to mimic symptoms of co-addiction, but still most therapists are sticking to this outdated model which is doing great harm to partners.