My husband and I were separated for six months after his two year addiction to WOW led to the ruin of our relationship and our finances. He realized a few months ago that he had to give up the game and says he does not miss it. I decided to give our relationship another shot as I we were truly very happy before WOW and because he seemed quite aware of what the addiction entailed and how to overcome it. However, his attitude about life in general is still negative; there's no spring in his step, he gets frustrated easily, he has gained a good amount of weight, and he has trouble meeting his work deadlines because of low motivation. All of this has reduced my attraction to him, which is not even possible to discuss without him shutting down. What happens after an addict quits? Life doesn't miraculously go back to normal, does it? He says he's fine. As far as he's concerned, he quit, so he did what he was supposed to do. He is resistive to suggestions like support groups or therapy. To him he is not the problem, there is no problem, and nothing to talk about. It is difficult to restore a relationship after so much was broken. I would appreciate any and all insights.
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