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The researchers reckon the difference is down to gender-specific reasons people stay in relationships.
Previous studies suggest that men are more likely to stay with partners who are ‘sexually accessible’ (meaning they have regular sex, basically), so it makes sense that they’d appreciate sex as a way to make things better.
“I could have dealt with a gambling addiction or alcoholism – anything but this,” Rachel confirms.
Like most partners, she initially didn’t buy into the concept of sex addiction (“it sounded like a pretty weak excuse for an affair”) and even when she did start to believe that her husband’s behaviour was compulsive, her friends didn’t (“they’d look at me in despair, asking since when had sexual desire became a monster that can’t be controlled”), leaving her feeling isolated.