Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction by Patrick Carnes, Ph.D.
Patrick J. Carnes is a nationally-known speaker on addiction and recovery issues. In this landmark book, Dr. Carnes discusses three levels of sexual addiction, describes the addiction cycle and its progression, and presents the faulty core beliefs of the addict and the coaddict and their healthy counterparts. This is the book to start with if you are first seeking to understand sexual addiction and recovery.
In the Shadows of the Net: Breaking Free of Compulsive Online Sexual Behavior by Patrick Carnes, David Delmonico, and Elizabeth Griffin.
The authors explain how the anonymity of online access, the ability of people to use their computers in private, and the powerful rationalization that virtual interactions are not “real” can combine to entice people to spend hours online, sacrificing real relationships and increasing their sense of loneliness. They give many case histories of people who have engaged in compulsive online sexual behavior, the damage they have caused in their lives, and the process that they have used to break free of their compulsive behavior.
Shattered Vows by Debra Laaser
Infidelity doesn’t have to ruin your life—or your marriage. If you have been devastated by your husband’s sexual betrayal—whether an isolated incident or a long-term pattern of addiction—you need to know you don’t have to live as a victim. This sensitive guide provides practical tools to help you make wise and empowering decisions, emotional tools to develop greater intimacy in your life, and spiritual tools to transform your suffering.
Integrity Restored: Helping Catholic Families Win the Battle Against Pornography by Peter Kloponis
Pornography is no longer just a men's issue. Dr. Peter Kleponis presents an alarming in-depth look at the pornography epidemic that is ruining lives, marriages, families, and careers and hindering life-giving relationships with God. Read the stories of real people men, women, clergy, seminarians, and teens who've suffered from addictions to pornography and went on to find healing. Freedom is possible.
Restoring Trust: A Couple's Guide to Getting Past Porn by Peter Kloponis
This book is for Catholic couples whose marriages have been damaged by pornography addiction. Discovering a pornography addiction is traumatic - but knowing about it is necessary for true healing and recovery to begin.
Delivered - True Stories of Men and Women Who Turned from Porn to Purity by Matt Fradd
Deliverance from pornography is possible and these true stories prove it. Delivered is proof that no one is beyond the reach of God s healing grace.