Addict dating sex
You feel in your “gut” that you can trust him to be aware of and take responsibility for his own continued growth.
For a man who has spent years, if not decades, relating to porn actresses on a computer screen, encountering a flesh and blood partner can seem unpredictable and terrifying.
Or at least will not take up the full-blown version of the compulsive behavior such as cybersex, prostitutes, pornography, anonymous sex, and so on.
Positive signs to look for You should feel encouraged by signs that the addict is in “good” recovery.
What is your true motivation for working through this issue with your partner?
Is it to salvage an otherwise healthy and happy relationship, or are you battling your own issues with codependency and low self-esteem?