Facing Heartbreak

Author: Stefanie Carnes
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780983271338
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The first workbook to help partners of sex addicts cope with discovering their loved one has compulsive sexual behaviors.

Mending a Shattered Heart

Author: Stefanie Carnes
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780982650592
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Practical advice on how to deal with the trauma of discovering that one's spouse or partner is a sex addict.

Intimate Treason

Author: Claudia Black
Publisher: Central Recovery Press, LLC
ISBN: 1937612015
Format: PDF, ePub
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Partners affected by sex addiction learn to develop healthy boundaries and make positive changes for themselves and their partners.

Out of the Shadows

Author: Patrick J Carnes
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1592857698
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Your Sexually Addicted Spouse

Author: Barbara A. Steffens
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780882823096
Format: PDF, ePub
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Provides information on sex addiction and offers strategies to help love ones heal from the damaging behaviors of their partners.

Deceived

Author: Claudia Black
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1592858341
Format: PDF, Docs
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Renowned lecturer, author, and trainer Claudia Black offers a comprehensive guide to healing and recovery for women whose partners are acting out sexually. Pornography, cybersex, prostitutes, voyeurism, multiple affairs. No matter their "drug" of choice, men who act out sexually leave their partners reeling in fear, rage, incredible shame, and isolation.But there is hope.In Deceived, bestselling author Claudia Black offers women in relationships plagued by sexual betrayal the care and guidance to create a new path of clarity, direction, and confidence. Black uses stories of real women who have been through a wide variety of experiences to help readers develop the understanding and skills to:confront their partnersheighten their personal security by setting nonnegotiable boundariesavoid preoccupation with their partners' problemspractice forgivenesslet go of the uncontrollabletalk to their childrenmake positive changes derived from esteem and integrityDeceived teaches women how to proactively emerge from emotional isolation, shed secrets and shame, and discover their power to incite positive change in their relationships

Facing the Shadow

Author: Patrick Carnes
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ISBN: 9780985063375
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The groundbreaking book introducing Dr. Patrick Carnes' thirty-task model for treating sexual addiction is now UPDATED and REVISED.

Facing Addiction

Author: Patrick Carnes
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ISBN: 9780982650561
Format: PDF
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Applies Dr. Patrick Carnes' research-based thirty-task model to treating addiction to alcohol and drugs for a lasting long-term recovery.

A Couple s Guide to Sexual Addiction

Author: Paldrom Collins
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440526974
Format: PDF
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Like other psychiatric disorders, sexual addiction is a condition that affects peoples' relationships with others as much as it affects their own mental state. Individuals suffering from sexual addiction typically pursue sex through any means possible and often engage in risky forms of sexual activity such as exhibitionism, promiscuous sex with multiple partners, online sex, etc. It's easy to see how a couple's relationship may be challenged by the manifestations and reality of a disorder like this one. A Couple's Guide to Sexual Addiction discusses common relationship issues within the context of sexual addiction and provides the reader with exercises, information, and advice on the following topics: Trust Communication Healthy sexuality & sexual behaviors Family By understanding the reality of sexual addiction and what it means for a relationship, couples will be able to better relate to each other and plan for a successful future.

Moving Beyond Betrayal

Author: Vicki Tidwell Palmer
Publisher: Central Recovery Press, LLC
ISBN: 1942094159
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Partners experience dire consequences as a result of being in a relationship with someone suffering from compulsive sexual behavior. Their emotional well-being requires developing new skill sets for self-care and self-protection as they confront the difficult and painful process of discovery, disclosure, and beyond. In other words—they need boundaries. This is the first book specifically for partners affected by addictive behavior that addresses, in detail, how to identify, create, and maintain boundaries as a vital component of self-care and an indispensable tool for healing and growth. Moving Beyond Betrayal guides partners to define the current problem(s); identify needs that aren't being met; find where they have the power to effect change; take action; and evaluate the results to determine if their goal has been accomplished. The author examines all aspects of effective boundary work, including what to do when boundaries are violated. Through working the 5-Step Boundary Solution partners will: Gain clarity Reduce the chaos inherent in relationships impacted by sex addiction Feel more empowered and in control of their lives Discover whether or not their relationship with the addict is salvageable Vicki Tidwell Palmer is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT), and Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP) in private practice in Houston, Texas. She is the author of the blog for partners Survival Strategies for Partners of Sex Addicts.