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Jan. 16, 2020

The PurposeGirl Podcast Episode 095: Surviving Sex Addiction and Betrayal

The PurposeGirl Podcast Episode 095: Surviving Sex Addiction and Betrayal

It has been estimated that upwards of 3 to 5% of the adult population struggles with some sort of sex addiction, which is in the millions here in the United States. Add to that the number of partners and family members who are affected, and this...


It has been estimated that upwards of 3 to 5% of the adult population struggles with some sort of sex addiction, which is in the millions here in the United States. Add to that the number of partners and family members who are affected, and this addiction touches millions more.

In this episode of The PurposeGirl Podcast, I’m fortunate to be joined by Jenni Rochelle, a certified life coach and advocate for women who have been impacted by their husband’s sex addiction or have experienced betrayal trauma. Jenni shares with us her personal story of discovering that her former husband is a sex addict, her own resulting trauma, how she found support, and how she has turned her pain into purpose by helping other women who have similar struggles.

In this episode, Jenni and I discuss the following:

  • What is sex addiction?
  • What is betrayal trauma?
  • What should someone do if they suspect their partner has a sex addiction?
  • What kind of support does a partner of a sex addict need?
  • What is the Multidimensional Partner Trauma Model?
  • How Jenni works with and supports women who have experienced having a partner with a sex addiction

You can learn more about Jenni Rochelle and the work she does at https://www.jennirochelle.com. To receive Jenni’s free guidebook, “Surviving His Sex Addiction & Betrayal:  A Guidebook for a Woman in the Desert,” please go to www.sexaddictionguidebook.com.

You can also connect with Jenni on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/jenni.rochelle.coach/) and Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/msjennirochelle/), and she has a private Facebook group just for partners/ex-partners of sex addicts and women who have experienced betrayal trauma: Women in the Desert (https://www.facebook.com/groups/womeninthedesert).

In this episode I announced the upcoming PurposeGirl Business Accelerator. If you’d like to be on the VIP invitation list, before this is even promoted, email me (carin@carinrockind.com) and let me know!

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May you live purposefully, may you love yourself, and may you love life.

Bye for now!

About Jenni Rochelle

Jenni Rochelle is a life coach and advocate for women who have been impacted by their husband’s sex addiction or have experienced betrayal trauma. She is a certified life coach, yoga teacher and a spiritual director. Jenni has been trained according to the Multidimensional Partner Trauma Model developed by the Association of Partners of Sex Addiction Trauma Specialists. Jenni is also a poet, a wife, a mom and a mystic. She loves butter, coffee, bacon, traveling and pugs.