Dating a recovering sex addict
Again, they might just be cheating, or hiding something else, but if they are lying all the time, you may be dealing with a sex addict.You just had some of the most awesome sex of your life.
They always log out of their email and Facebook, even if they just go away from their computer for a couple of minutes.
Even when you're doing nothing wrong, they spend a lot of time being suspicious of you and acting like you're the untrustworthy one.
When a person has a habit of treating others badly, they often think that others are capable of treating them the same way. But if their sexual interests become all-encompassing, and if you are being pushed physically or emotionally beyond your comfort zone, then your partner clearly has some issues that may add up to sex addiction. Don't try to persuade yourself that nothing is going on. The worst place for you, and your addict, is the place that stays within the lie.
Because of this, this list might reflect the experience male sex addicts have in heterosexual relationships — but of course, sex addiction does not just apply to men. So what do you do if your partner is exhibiting three or more of these signs? Talking through your suspicions is the only way to find out. But with a sex addict, the cheating is pretty much nonstop.
At my worst, I was carrying on three or four relationships at once outside of my primary partnership.