Category: Sex addiction

sex addict brain

He Says He’s a Sex Addict. Should I Keep Dating Him?

Dear Chump Lady, I’ve read through all your archives and can’t quite find a situation like mine, and I don’t know what to do. I …

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Rejection man

She Was Going to ‘Make It Up to Me’

Hello Chump Lady, I’ve been reading your posts for the past three years understanding and yet ignoring all of your sage advice till just recently. …

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broken heart

He Cheated on Me with Prostitutes

Hi Chump Lady, I just found proof and eventually received a disclosure from my boyfriend of 1.5 years that he has been cheating on me …

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The Unicorn of Reconciliation

We Reconciled… He Cheated Again

Hi Chump Lady, I just finished your book… For the second time. Two years ago I found out he had an affair with a 20-something …

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broken heart

My Mom Sided with the Cheater

Dear Chump Lady, After five years of being with my soon-to-be-ex husband, (4 years engaged, 10 best friends), I finally leapt off the proverbial cliff …

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But He’s Such a Nice Guy!

Dear Chump Lady, My husband of 25 years is a really good father/uncle/church member, who is friendly to everyone and is generally a very nice …

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glorious asshole

UBT: Married Trader with a Sugar Baby

New York magazine runs a feature called “Sex Diaries,” sort of like Penthouse forum but without the improving articles. Readers anonymously send in details of their …

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My New Husband Is a ‘Sex Addict’

Hi Chump Lady, I’ve recently discovered my partner of 5 years and brand new husband is a sex addict. He has cheated on me in …

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He sees prostitutes. She’s ‘stuck in a fog’.

Dear Chump Lady I’ve been in an over 40-year marriage in which I’ve invested a lot of emotional equity. My husband was unfaithful from the …

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Mindfuck blender

The ‘People Pleaser’ Excuse

I used to see this “wayward” excuse all the time on infidelity RIC forums — the cheater isn’t a vapid, selfish, destructive person. No! They’re a …

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Interview with Dr. David Ley, ‘The Myth of Sex Addiction’ author

Anyone dealing with a “sex addict”? I thought this interview with Dr. David Ley, the major debunker of sex addiction, was worth a rerun. My …

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broken heart

When ‘Sex Addiction’ Turns Deadly

Dear Chump Lady, I have been an avid reader of Chumplady.com for the last 16 months. After marrying my soon to be erstwhile husband, I …

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UBT the Trust Bank

CN, why haven’t we deconstructed the bullshit trope of the Trust Bank yet? OMG, I’ve let you down! Recently, I got a letter that went …

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Untangling the skein of fuckupedness

Dear Chump Lady, He claims he still loves me

Dear Chump Lady, You may have addressed this in the past. I’m leaving a partner of 43 years whom I’ve learned has been visiting prostitutes …

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Rejection man

Dear Chump Lady, She was ‘going to make it up to me’

Hello Chump Lady, I’ve been reading your posts for the past three years understanding and yet ignoring all of your sage advice till just recently. …

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Forgiving the ‘Sex Addict’

Whenever I think I’ve overstated the pernicious ubiquity of The Reconciliation Industrial Complex (RIC), something pops up on my news feed and gobsmacks me all …

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Dear Chump Lady, My husband prefers porn to me

Dear Chump Lady, I am very new to this site and honestly I’m just trying to wrap my head around if what is happening in …

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Dear Chump Lady, I want out, but I can’t afford it

Dear Chump Lady, I have been working at this marriage for 34 years to someone with a supposed sexual addiction. This included exhibitionism, one-night stands, …

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Dear Chump Lady, What if there was no sex?

Hi Chump Lady, What would you do if your husband did the following behaviors in an 11 year marriage (two early elementary kids)? He says …

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Weinstein Does Outpatient Quackery

It’s probably not fair to pile on about Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, seen pictured here expressing a fleeting moment of regret for raping starlets. But …

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