Ask Dr. Elia: How can I help my husband overcome online porn? Part 2

Dear Dr. Elia,

I've read several of your articles on internet addiction, and it sounds like you've also worked with spouses of addicts. I'm sure I'm not alone in asking you this, but how can I help my husband who struggles with a pornography addiction? I've talked to a lot of women who are in a similar position, but we often disagree as to what's the best approach. I know it's not my problem, but it does affect my (and my children's) lives in many ways. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you,

"Nancy"

Over the past 20 years, I've had the opportunity to work with many Internet addicts and their spouses. Today's article will address three different, but common, ways that spouses deal with their husbands' Internet addiction. A word of caution: these are very different approaches to the same issue, and I ask that you not pass judgment on any of them. If we have not walked in their shoes, it may be difficult to understand why certain wives react the way they do, but rest assured that their road is difficult, and there are no easy answers.

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