Out of the Shadows

Understanding Sexual Addiction

Out of the Shadows

With the revised information and up-to-date research, Out of the Shadows is the premier work on sex addiction, written by a pioneer in its treatment. Sex is at the core of our identities. And when it becomes a compulsion, it can unravel our lives.Out of the Shadows is the premier work on this disorder, written by a pioneer in its treatment. Revised and updated to include the latest research--and to address the exploding phenomenon of cybersex addiction--this third edition identifies the danger signs, explains the dynamics, and describes the consequences of sexual addiction and dependency. With practical wisdom and spiritual clarity, it points the way out of the shadows of sexual compulsion and back into the light and fullness of life.

Out of the Shadows

Understanding Sexual Addiction

Out of the Shadows


Out of the Shadows

Understanding Sexual Addiction

Out of the Shadows

Provides information about sexual addiction, and discusses how the Twelve Steps program can be used as a means of recovery.

Out of the Shadows

Understanding Sexual Addiction

Out of the Shadows

Sex is at the core of our identities. And when it becomes a compulsion, it can unravel our lives. Out of the Shadows is the premier work on this disorder, written by a pioneer in its treatment. Revised and updated to include the latest research--and to address the exploding phenomenon of cybersex addiction--this third edition identifies the danger signs, explains the dynamics, and describes the consequences of sexual addiction and dependency. With practical wisdom and spiritual clarity, it points the way out of the shadows of sexual compulsion and back into the light and fullness of life.

Facing the Shadow

Starting Sexual and Relationship Recovery

Facing the Shadow

The innovative text that introduced Dr. Patrick Carnes' thirty-task model for treating sexual addiction.

In the Shadows of the Net

Breaking Free of Compulsive Online Sexual Behavior

In the Shadows of the Net

The much-anticipated second edition of the breakthrough book about recovering from online sexual addiction. As the Internet becomes a more powerful, imposing force in our lives, indeed becoming difficult to avoid, the potential for related problems also increases. This includes troubles of a sexual nature. When accessing porn no longer requires even a trip to the store, when we can view and participate in sexual activities anonymously, when younger and younger children are being exposed to sex online, when virtual interactions take over, limiting and even destroying real-time relationships, we are in crisis.Compulsive online sexual behavior is a real and growing problem. Yet the situation is not without hope. For those who are seeing signs of significant online problems in themselves or a loved one, this updated second edition of In the Shadows of the Net provides answers, understanding, and tools for recovery. With the latest statistics, discussion of recent technologies and devices, and new thinking on developing a healthy relationship with the Internet and avoiding relapse, this book offers authoritative, professional advice for achieving lasting, healthy change and healing.

Recovery Zone: Achieving balance in your life : the external tasks

Recovery Zone: Achieving balance in your life : the external tasks

"This book helps readers understand how to move beyond merely stopping addictive behavior. True recovery is achieved by learning to cope with difficult situations and emotions. Although there is no overnight fix for addictions, recovering people can learn how to achieve long-term sobriety through learning to make decisions that suit their individual needs, making a plan for living an optimal life, and becoming proactive leaders of their lives." -- publisher website.

The Myth of Sex Addiction

The Myth of Sex Addiction

Presents the history and questionable science underlying sexual addiction, suggesting that men take responsibility for sexual choices rather than labeling sexual desire as a force that must be resisted, feared, and treated.

Shadows of the Cross

Shadows of the Cross

This book is a Christian companion to Facing the Shadow. It provides an early spiritual focus to recovery for those who are beginning to use the Patrick Carnes 30 task model of recovery from sex addiction. Addresses issues of sexuality in a non-shaming way using Biblical scripture to encourage long-term recovery. Shadows of the Cross: -Includes interactive exercises and tasks that complement Facing the Shadow. -Applies world renowned Dr. Patrick Carnes' research-based thirty task model with a Christian twist -Has a Christian approach that tackles the shame that often accompanies sex addiction -Provides readers with suggested Biblical verses to assist in their long-term recovery -Provides a much needed spiritual focus to early recovery