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It sounds like Narcissistic Personality Disorder and perhaps sex addiction.
How old is the person
Would you like a link to information on Narcissim and sex addiction so that you can understand it better?
do you think he could be a sociopath
It is possible. Sociopaths and NPDs are very similar, but sociopaths do more criminal behavior and don't usually stay with women and children.
Those sites will help you understand the scope of what you're talking about better.
so with a husband like this and 18 years of marriage and having moved half way around the world and now having returned to my home town he begs forgiveness says he is constantly sorry and will go and seek help. this was last week after a year of asking for me to try again. This week he says he actually likes being single and now is not so sure he wants to live with us and be a family anymore. he has found women are starting to chat him up and i see this is the first time he has had his ego boosted.
He doesn't sound like a man who is available for a mature, adult relationship. I wouldn't trust him. You can always invite him to prove himself by getting the help he needs and then demonstrating that he's committed to his change by his behavior for a year. Then date him again.
Trust is a huge issue for me so thanks for that I think I should be more brave and try and think of what is best for me because `i dont think he will change and i will never know what he is thinking as i have never been able to get passed his shallow nature and ever understand what he is always thinking about
NPDs don't change much...google it....you'l find other women's stories that will help you feel stronger.
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