SEX ADDICTION RECOVERY

Sex is everywhere in our culture. From billboards, to iPhones, to gossip with friends, we as a society are becoming sexualized at increasingly younger ages. Most of us are able to navigate these sexualized waters with few problems. However, there is a growing percentage of Americans that cannot. Whether through childhood trauma, abuse, or an inability to cope with emotions or intimate relationships, if you have become ensnared in the shameful web of sex addiction, we can help.


Am I a Sex Addict?

Taking the SAST

The Sex Addiction Screening Test is a free, confidential screening for sex addiction.   If you’d like to learn how your sexual behaviors compare with those of others, take this assessment.


Letters from a Sex Addict: My Life Exposed

by Dan Drake and Wendy Conquest

 

This book is a collection of letters that reveal the raw and intimate details of the life of a sex addict. It depicts a journey that starts at a turning point: Getting caught! Moving from pure denial through the recovery process to acceptance and beyond. A must-read for anyone cheating or being cheated on.

 

You can find it on Amazon by clicking HERE.


Pure Desire: How One Man’s Triumph Can Help Others Break Free From Sexual Temptation

by Ted Roberts

 

Here is hope for breaking free from sexual bondage. Learn how to establish healthy personal boundaries with proven, practical applications to claim Christ’s healing power and presence. Discover how you can start walking in victory today!


Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction

 by Patrick J. Carnes

 

This is an important introductory book for anyone wanting to explore if they or their partner might be addicted to sex.


Facing the Shadow

 by Patrick J. Carnes

 

Facing the Shadow takes techniques used by thousands of people recovering from sexual addiction and shows, step by step, how to break free of this disease and live a healthier, more fulfilling life. This second edition adds timely material on cybersex and new science about arousal. This work sets the stage for the recovery tasks at hand, then provides practical, easy-to-follow exercises specifically designed to help understand and address those tasks. Facing the Shadow teaches why denial is so powerful and what can be done to break through it; how to face the consequences of your behaviors using recovery principles; how to respond to change and crisis due to addiction; how to manage life without dysfunctional behavior; how spirituality affects recovery; what to disclose and to whom; and how sex addiction starts and what an addict needs to know.

Helpful Links

Below are some links to help you begin to heal from sex addiction.  There are many more helpful sites, but we have chosen a few that we find helpful to start with.

 

Websites

 

12-step programs for sex addiction

 

Faith-based programs