Tag Archives: infidelity

  • How Do We Best Define Cheating?
    Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

    How Do We Best Define Cheating?

    Infidelity is the most piercing of betrayals. When we are active in our sex or porn addiction, our definition of infidelity likely does not match our partner’s definition. We...
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  • Did You ‘Gaslight’ Your Partner?
    Friday, January 10th, 2020

    Did You ‘Gaslight’ Your Partner?

    The psychological concept of gaslighting—presenting false information and insisting that it’s true, thereby causing the victim to question his or her perception of reality—is well accepted, particularly in connection...
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  • ‘Sexploration’ Counts as Cheating
    Thursday, November 21st, 2019

    ‘Sexploration’ Counts as Cheating

    Do you stop loving someone just because they betray you? I don’t think so. That’s what makes the betrayal hurt so much. When asked to describe our sexually addictive...
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  • Is Your Partner Cheating?
    Monday, November 18th, 2019

    Is Your Partner Cheating?

    Normally in this space, we provide links to Dr. Rob’s “Sex, Love, and Addiction” podcast, on which Dr. Rob invites guests onto his show to share their expertise. This...
  • Betrayal Trauma, with Tim Stein
    Monday, July 29th, 2019

    Betrayal Trauma, with Tim Stein

    In this episode of Sex, Love, and Addiction, Dr. Rob welcomes Tim Stein. Tim is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Sex Addiction Therapist. He is the...
  • Sex Is…
    Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

    Sex Is…

    “It was a mistake,” you said. But the cruel thing was, it felt like the mistake was mine, for trusting you. Many sex and porn addicts believe that full-on...
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