JUST WHEN WE THOUGHT THE CULTURE OF VICTIMHOOD HAD BOTTOMED OUT, IT HAS IN FACT TAKEN A TURN FOR THE WORSE. THERE IS NOW A SUPPORT GROUP FOR "RECOVERING ADULTRESSES."
You may think that getting involved in an affair is something one chooses to do. But according to a new group called TOWMA (The Other Woman/Man Anonymous), it is a "painful and devastating addiction." (Step number one down the road to victimhood: Deny the exercise of free will and renounce all responsibility; claim an addiction.)
Modeled after Alcoholics Anonymous, this new 12-step program is "open to anyone struggling with confusion, frustration, anger, or loneliness that comes with being in or have [sic] been in a relationship with a married person," says founder Elissa Gough of Huntington Beach, California. Gough contends that "the spurred [sic] partner or wayward spouse can find comfort in family and friends," but not so "the third side of the triangle--the other woman or man. We face a secret hell."