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Help! My Husband is a Sex Addict!

If  you have discovered that your boyfriend or husband is a sex addict you probably feel confused and alone, with no one to turn to who truly understands what you are going through. The Sisterhood is here to help you.

 The Sisterhood online support group is a completely private and safe place to share your stories, thoughts questions and comments. With dozens of forums, tens of thousands of topics and over 100,000 comments, you will find help and support, from women just like you, who have discovered that their boyfriend or husband is a sex addict. 

The Sisterhood is a ‘women only’ group and we have members from all over the world.

The Sisterhood of Support group is for partners, about partners and with partners. We all understand what you are going through because we have all been there. 

You will find the answers, honesty and resources that you need to regain your stability and start on your path toward healing.

So, why not give it a try? Click the ‘Subscribe’ menu tab and I’ll see you on the inside.

Coaching for Partners of Sex Addicts

With JoAnn Russell, RN, MS
Certified Life Coach
Certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Practitioner
Stress Management Coach

Coaching combined with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Stress Management sessions are developed specifically for Partners of sex addicts.

My programs use a partner centered treatment model, which means that I am focused on YOU and YOUR healing; as opposed to sex addiction programs, CSAT therapists, 12 step groups or couples counseling therapy, which focus on the sex addict and often re-traumatize the partner by placing blame or minimizing the trauma she has endured.

Plans can be custom tailored to your needs and/or budget.  Online video or phone sessions.

Words of Wisdom from The Sisters

Blog Articles

Where Is The Real Proof About Sex Addiction?

Everyone has an opinion and opinions seem paramount in discussing sex addiction. Anecdotal evidence is touted as scientific proofs for outrageous recovery and cure rate claims. Treatment centers use methodologies that have no professional basis and claim high success rates. So, why do I take

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12 step co-ed group

Do 12 Step Programs Really Work?

Today 12 step programs are the ‘go to’ gold standard for sex addiction. But, do 12 Step Programs really work? AA’s success as an organization has not been matched by a research record. After 75 years of existence, scientific study had been unable to confirm AA’s

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Bipolar and Sex Addiction

I received this question from a woman who is married to a man who was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder and who also is a sex addict. Here is her question: Does anyone have any experience with bipolar and sex addiction? My husband has been diagnosed

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What to ask your therapist

What To Ask Your Therapist

What to Ask Your Therapist Partners often endure further trauma by therapists who want to call us names such as co-dependent, co-addict or co-sex addict. Many therapists claim to use the ‘trauma model’ but want the Partners to share in the blame, commit to staying

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What Partners Say About Sex Addiction and Support

What Partners Say-Sisterhood of Support In this new weekly series, ‘What Partners Say’ I have gleaned the best of the best testimonials from the private forums of what partners say about sex addiction and the support they get from the Sisterhood. These are all anonymous and any

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Why? A Partner Speaks On Sex Addiction

Why does a man choose hookers over his family? Why didn’t we see this major flaw in our husbands? Why do we stay and have nervous breakdowns when we find out? Why do therapists push us towards acknowledging our part? Why are we triggered? Why can’t we just walk out the door and never look back? Why do we seek help for them? Why do they blame us? Why do our friends and family want us to just get over it? Why did this man who watched me deliver our daughter/son leave the hospital and seek out a prostitue? And the winner is “why can’t they be helped?”

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Rate Your Therapist

It is time to publicly rate your therapist. Somehow, some way the ‘do no harm’ philosophy has been lost on CSATs and therapists who counsel sex addicts and their partners. I hear story after story after story of blame shifting, name calling and outright deception

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Want to read personal stories from partners of sex addicts? Click Here.

I Am Not What Happened To Me. I Am What I Choose To Become.

NEW! Trauma Recovery Series for Partners of Sex Addicts

This video series for partners of sex addicts outlines some of the most important, and very first things that a partner should consider after discovering that the person they are in an intimate relationship with may be a sex addict.

Mission Statement

To Provide A Safe And Nurturing Environment For The Expression Of Opinions And Ideas In Order To Enhance The Knowledge, Growth And Healing Of Partners Of Sex Addicts.

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