Thank you taking the time to provide a careful response. I can tell you did not read through all the comments or have seen the list behaviors being discussed.
Please note my ex diagnosed himself as a sex addict and two outside trained clinicians concurred with him. He also completed an extensive diagnostic assessment which also supported this diagnosis.
This was not a matter of differing sex drives or differing definitions of relationship intimacy, as you suggest.
I also wrote about this issue in greater detail in the following articles:
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Is Sex Addiction Real or a Lack of Willpower?
What my firsthand experience taught me about this condition
The sad thing is that once again this is being described as some illusion of mine rather then something horrible I suffered. Such a odd twisting of the events, and all drawn from a 1100-word essay. No mental health professional would ever deem such limited context as enough information for a diagnosis.
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