Tearing Couples Apart
The lure of the Internet has created a whole
new breed of cheating mates, and today's
guests are experiencing its aftermath firsthand.
Pornography, sex and Internet addiction go
hand in hand for several of the men on today's
show and their wives feel helpless to make
it stop. Find out more about their stories
After discovering that her husband Brian's
secret sex addiction, Kimberly says she can never
view him the same way. For years, Brian has carried
on illicit Internet chats with many women and
even gone as far as sleeping with several of
them. Kimberly's suspicions led her to
snoop through Brian's computer, upon which
she discovered his online infidelity with girls
as young as 16 years old. Though Brian recognizes
his problem and is taking steps to change, the
couple remains in a very painful place. Larry
and guest expert Dr. Roger Rhoades suggested
that as long as Stephanie accepts his behavior
without consequence, Brian will be conditioned
to continue cheating.
For most people, marriage entails putting your
significant other first in life. For Alan and
Debra, that hasn't been the case. While
married to Alan, Debra learned of his addiction
to online pornography and became deeply disturbed.
Six years into the marriage, she gave Alan a
choice: “lose your porn habit or lose me.” Surprisingly,
Alan let Debra go without a fight. Video Clip:
Dr. Roger Rhoades opens Debra's eyes to
flip side, Brandi and Michael say Internet pornography
is the best thing that has ever happened to their
marriage. As adult website entrepreneurs and
enthusiasts, the couple shares the experience
of exploring traditional sexual taboos together.
Though they acknowledge that their lifestyle
isn't right for everyone, they say it adds
more value to their own relationship.
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