1. Breaking the Cycle: Free Yourself from Sex Addiction, Porn Obsession, and Shame
Written By: Andrew Adleman Ma, George N. Collins Ma
Narrated By: Sean Pratt
Anyone who has struggled with sex addiction knows that living with constant sexual compulsions can be extremely difficult. But summoning the courage to find help for this condition can be even more of a challenge. If addictions to pornography, strip clubs, massage parlors, prostitutes, phone sex, or chat rooms have made you feel trapped, this book can help you find a way to break free.
Written by a former sex addict who specializes in counseling people who suffer from sexually compulsive behavior, Breaking the Cycle presents a step-by-step plan to enjoying a life of productivity and purpose. You can free yourself from the powerful, compulsive urges that may have damaged your career, finances, or relationships with friends and family. The exercises in this book will show you how to regain control of your life and build meaningful intimate connections with others.
Out Of The Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction Audible Audiobook – Unabridged
Written By: Patrick Carnes
Narrated By: David Colacci
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.
Mending a Shattered Heart: A Guide for Partners of Sex Addicts Audible Audiobook – Unabridged
Written By: Stefanie Carnes
Narrated By: Deb Thomas
When your partner betrays, what are the first steps to picking up the pieces of your shattered heart?
Many unsuspecting people wake up every day to discover their loved one, the one person whom they are supposed to trust completely, has been living a life of lies and deceit, because they suffer from a disease: sex addiction. This is a disease shrouded in secrecy and shame.
This is your go-to guide for what to do when you discover your partner is a sex addict. Each chapter is based on frequently asked questions by partners, such as: “Should I Stay or Should I Go?”, “Is This Going to Get Better?”, “How Do I Set Boundaries and Keep Myself Safe?”, and “What Should I Tell the Kids?”
Erotic Intelligence: Igniting Hot, Healthy Sex While in Recovery from Sex Addiction Audible Audiobook – Unabridged
Alexandra Katehakis (Author), Esther White (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)
Written By: Alexandra Katehakis
Narrated By: Esther White
Enjoyable, exciting sex is possible after sex addiction
In the journey to sexual sobriety, many sex addicts find themselves wondering, “How am I going to have a normal relationship?” or “Will it be possible to repair my marriage now that I’ve confessed my destructive behavior?” and “Will I ever have great sex again?”
As a sex, marriage, and family therapist, Alexandra Katehakis introduces a successful program for sufferers and their loved ones that will help them hone their erotic intelligence by making sense of the past, creating healthy habits in the present, and looking toward a more intimate relationship that nurtures honesty and closeness. With Katehakis’s help, sex addicts can get in touch with their healthy sexual side and embrace true intimacy and acceptance in themselves and in their mates.
This audiobook features true stories of people coming to terms with their sexuality on the other side of sex addiction, as well as couples finding a new path to sexual trust and fulfillment. It helps to build the four cornerstones of intimacy that are essential for healthy relationships.
hattered Vows: Hope and Healing for Women Who Have Been Sexually Betrayed Audible Audiobook – Unabridged
Written By: Debra Laaser
Narrated By: Traci Svendsgaard
For any woman dealing with the fallout of infidelity, this sensitive and practical guide offers proven tools to help you make wise and empowering decisions as you deal with your husband’s sexual betrayal.
If you have been devastated by your husband’s sexual betrayal–whether an isolated incident or a long-term pattern of addiction–you don’t have to live as a victim. If you choose to stay in your marriage, you have options other than punishing, tolerating, or ignoring your spouse; in fact, extraordinary growth awaits a woman willing to deal with the pain of her husband’s struggles with sexual purity. Even if your spouse will not participate in a program for healing, you can change your own life in powerful and permanent ways. Shattered Vows is inspired by Debra Laaser’s own journey through betrayal, her extensive work with hundreds of hurting women as a licensed marriage and family therapist, and her healed marriage after her husband’s infidelity.
In this book, she gives you the emotional tools to develop greater intimacy in your life, spiritual tools to transform your suffering, and meaningful answers to the questions that arise amid the complex fallout of broken vows:
- What am I supposed to do now?
- Why should I get help when this is his problem?
- How could this have happened?
- Where can I hide my heart?
- When will I stop feeling so out of control?
- What do you mean, “do I want to get well?”
- How can I ever trust him again?
- Is forgiving him really possible?
- How can we rebuild our relationship?
The pain endured from sexual betrayal can break your heart, but it does not need to break your life.