In fact, in many cases, an addict is happily married and the problems in the marriage are a result of his addiction not the other way around.The best way to describe this is: When a healthy relationship with the spouse is substituted with a harmful and sinful relationship.
The following are some common causes of sex addiction, but this list cannot be all-inclusive: During childhood, they were introduced to sex in a very lewd, ethically wrong and morally corrupt way.
Hence the very conception of sex was originated in a very degraded fashion causing their brain to link sexual desires with immoral actions from the very beginning.
” and As for the “insufficient wife”, while I acknowledge that lack of an enthused, sexually active wife, or one who denies sex to her husband, is one of the many reasons why some Muslim men might indulge in illegitimate sexual intimacy, it is neither the only nor the main reason for their infidelity.
Since this category is not within the paradigm of the series, I will briefly summarize this group into two main legitimate marital issues causing infidelity.
According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Psychiatric Disorders, “…a pattern of repeated sexual relationships involving a succession of lovers who are experienced by the individual only as things to be used.” Also, “compulsive searching for multiple partners, compulsive fixation on an unattainable partner, compulsive masturbation, compulsive love relationships and compulsive sexuality in a relationship.” Depending on a Muslim’s spiritual level—who might avoid falling into complete zina—this sexual disorder can vary from being a complete addict to occasionally falling into forbidden sexual activities which may include: This, indeed, is a complex subject and unfortunately there isn’t any established “scientific” reason attributing to a single cause.
It is more likely a combination of a build-up of conditions over time.
They all complained of having a very strict and rigid father whose only function was to provide for the family while the mother took care of the kitchen and the house but never tried to communicate with children about their issues and problems.
Growing up, getting involved in inappropriate sexual activities was their way of releasing stress or showing power over other people [women] esp.
Females may use their charms/bodies to seduce other men and feel empowered upon receiving the attention from men.
Once introduced to sex in a morally corrupted way, these adolescents were introduced to using women as objects of pleasure, not human beings, without any emotional attachment.
Since Legitimate Marital Discord is a separate topic of discussion, insha Allah, MM will have a different series on this in the near future.