Impact of discovery

Common Feelings experienced by a partner of a sex addict associated with the trauma of discovery;

  • Anger
  • Sadness
  • Grief
  • Loss
  • Insecurity
  • Shame
  • Disgust
  • Fear
  • Shock
  • Betrayal
  • Humiliation
  • Despair
  • Helplessness
  • Relief
  • Annihilation
  • Rage
  • Disappointment
  • Horror
  • Numbness
  • Frustrated
  • Wounded
  • Emptiness
  • Remorse
  • Isolation
  • Threatened
  • Overwhelmed
  • Manipulation
  • Abused
  • Rejected
  • Suspicion
  • Doomed
  • Sense of failure
  • Disbelief
  • Used
  • Degradation
  • Unloved
  • Guilt

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