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The most important step a female sex and love addict can take toward recovery is to openly and honestly bond with healthy adult women, not for sex – but for recreation, friendship and mutual support.Sharing their sexual past in detail (non-graphic) with other women helps to reduce shame and non-sexual bonding with supportive women helps alleviate the need to use men sexually for self-soothing and self-stability.In terms of risk taking and out-of-control behavior, female sex addicts are very similar to male sex addicts. presented for treatment in an acute crisis when her husband Jeff learned about her having multiple affairs and was threatened to leave unless she got help.Mary is 38 years old with two children ages 4 and 7.SLAA, Sex and Love addicts Anonymous is a 12-step sex addiction recovery program that encourages female participation and offers many gender separate meetings.The Ranch, a residential treatment center in Nunnelly, Tennessee offers private, gender separate residential treatment for female sex addicts.As their adult lives are dominated by exchanging sex for money and the feelings of control and power that sexual behavior offers them, these women have little access to outside support or role models toward change and self-examination.
Do you feel that you would have no identity if you were not someone’s lover? Do you find yourself flirting with or sexualizing someone even if that was not your intention? Does your sexual and/or romantic behavior affect your reputation? Do you feel uncomfortable about your masturbation because of the frequency with which you masturbate, the fantasies you engage in, the props you use, and/or the places in which you do it? Are you unable to concentrate on other areas of your life because of thoughts or feelings you are having about another person or about sex? Do you find yourself obsessing about a specific person or sexual act even though these thoughts bring pain, craving or discomfort?
The news media gives endless examples of famous husbands who betray their wives in ways that often result in public humiliation for them both (Clinton, Sanford, Tiger, Weiner, etc.).
But what about women who ‘act out’ with sex and romance?
Robert Weiss is Founding Director of The Sexual Recovery Institute and Director of Sexual Disorders Services at The Ranch Treatment Center and Promises Treatment Centers.
These centers serve individuals seeking sexual addiction treatment and porn addiction help.