“Sex addiction brings a very particular set of challenges and trauma and we really felt the need to address it,” says Weldon.
I asked “why” over and over but have learnt that the why may never be known in sex addiction and accepting that was important.
Sex addiction can be seen as a macho addiction, according to Dr Fiona Weldon of the Rutland Centre.
But she says, “that changes very quickly when the devastation for the person and their partner comes to light”.
I know my husband would not be here today if I had told more people. I was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and although the impact has lessened, I still feel on high alert for the next catastrophe that could happen.
I was prescribed anti-depressants and began to drink a lot around this time which brought me to an even lower point.