Category: Sex addiction

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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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Anthony Weiner Gets Sent to the Clink

Creepy sexting mongoose “Carlos Danger”, otherwise known as disgraced politician Anthony Weiner, has a bad case of the sadz. He sobbed in court this week …

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Dear Chump Lady, I wish I would’ve pressed charges

Dear Chump Lady, I have been divorced for several years. I found out during my marriage that my husband was a voyeur (taking secret video …

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Abuse Goes with Substance Abuse

The good people at reached out to me to ask if I would spread the public service announcement message that domestic abuse goes hand …

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Dear Chump Lady, Should I reconcile with a sex addict?

Dear Chump Lady, I need a sucker punch reality check. I am 65 years old husband is 66 and we have been together since we were …

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Anthony Weiner Does Sex Rehab

Need a break from your perverted double life? Where do you go when you’ve been caught sexting 15-year-0lds? Has your email cache threatened the free world? Try …

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Dear Chump Lady, Are affairs addictions?

Dear Chump Lady, Is an affair an addiction? I realize the futility of trying to explain my STBX’s behavior, but still would like to know …

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Dear Chump Lady, I’m a serial cheater and I want to change

Hey Chump Lady, Found your book in the book store. It’s been tough to read, and I guess I’m doing that thing that a lot of …

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UBT: Fred Armisen: Cheating “Is Just Something That Happens”

Apparently, comedian Fred Armisen (of SNL and Portlandia fame) enjoys some measure of renown as a douchebag. But like the characters he plays, he’s a nonchalant, …

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Interview with Dr. David Ley, author of “The Myth of Sex Addiction”

Today we’re speaking with Dr. David Ley, a clinical psychologist and author of The Myth of Sex Addiction. Dr. Ley is an outspoken opponent of the …

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Is “Sex Addiction” Real?

The other day the comments on “Pain Shopping” got off on a tangent about sex addiction. Gee, I’ve been wanting to discuss that for awhile. Apparently, …

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Dear Chump Lady, Seeing prostitutes makes for good parenting? WTF?

Dear Chump Lady, I left my cheater husband two years ago after learning he had been having sex with prostitutes intermittently throughout our relationship (pre- …

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Sugar Babies Saving Marriages?

An alert chump sent me this Dr. Phil clip on “Sugar Babies.” For those of you who have more prosaic affair partners (and probably retain …

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Dear Chump Lady, Is sex addiction a myth?

Dear Chump Lady,   It seems to me that a lot of betrayed spouses like to jump on the “my cheater has a sexual addiction” …

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Dear Chump Lady, My husband was using prostitutes

Dear Chump Lady, I recently discovered your site and have been getting a lot of good tips and healing from the sharing of stories, support …

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