A politician was asked for his opinion of whisky.
“If you mean that demon drink that poisons the mind, pollutes the body, desecrates family life, and inflames sinners, I’m against it. But if you mean the elixir of Christmas cheer, the shield against winter chill, the taxable potion that puts needed funds into public coffers to comfort little crippled children, then I’m for it.”
Most of us have an uncanny ability to spin things in our favor. That is especially true of a sex addict. Most addicts have mastered the skill of turning every question about their behavior back on their spouse.
One of the first steps toward getting well is to face reality, admit your problem, and quit gaslighting anyone who questions your behavior, lies, or motives.
Recovery Step: Coming clean and staying honest won’t be easy. It will cost you in the short run, but it is always worth it. “When you suffer for what is right, you are blessed” (1 Peter 3:14).