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Help! My Partner Has a Sex Addiction!

Information, Activities, & Support for Starting the Healing Journey
Beth Russell
9 students enrolled
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Provide an overview of sexual addiction.
Present education through activities and journaling, and support to begin your healing journey.
Provide resources for continued growth and healing for moving through recovery
Demystify sex addiction and the impact on partners of those who are addicted.

This course provides information about sexual addiction and its impact on partners of those with such addictions. Course content includes education about sex addiction, common responses of partners when disclosure happens, phases of recovery for partners, tasks for healing, and challenges for partners during each phase of recovery. Recovery is an individual process that can be painful and lonely. This course seeks to educate and let partners of sex addicted individuals know they are not alone in their healing journey and search for making meaning of their partner’s addiction.

Each section contains journal questions, experiential art activities, and/or resources to encourage self-reflection. Additional worksheets for some resources are included for easy printing and completion. Learners are encouraged to keep a journal and participate in the experiential art activities to explore their reactions, emotions, and responses to sex addiction. This course is meant to be completed at the learner’s own pace.

Section One: Introduction to the Course

Lecture One: Introductory Lecture

Course welcome!

Lecture Two: Safety

Learn about keeping yourself safe during recovery.

Lecture Three: Self-Care

Understand the importance of self care during recovery.

Section Two: What is Sex Addiction

Lecture Four: Sex Addiction Defined

Learn about what sex addiction is.

Section Three: Recovery: A Partner's Journey

Lecture Five: Stages of Recovery

Understand the process and steps of the healing journey.

Section Five: Tasks of Recovery for Partners

Lecture Six: Tasks of Recovery

Learn the specific tasks you will take in recovery.

Lecture Seven: Fear

Learn how to recognize when you are afraid.

Section Six: Trauma

Lecture Eight: Trauma

Recognize and be able to describe your signs of trauma.

Section Seven: Treatment & Support

Lecture Nine: Treatment & Support

Learn about different types of treatment for partners of those who are addicted to sex.

Section Eight: Shame & Fault

Lecture Ten: Shame

Understand the role of shame in addiction.

Lecture Eleven: Fault

Challenge those negative beliefs.

Section Nine: Learning to Be Gentle With Yourself

Lecture Twelve: Courage

Take the first step to developing courage in your healing journey.

Lecture Thirteen: Saying No

Learn the importance of No!

Lecture Fourteen: Vulnerability

Understanding healing takes vulnerability.

Resources & Activties

References and Bibliotherapy

Reference list and suggested readings.

Body Wellness Activity

An activity for wellness on your healing journey.

Not Good Enough Activity

An activity to challenge those feelings that you are not good enough.

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