This is the landmark study of 1,000 recovering sex addicts and their families. The first half of the book explores how people become sex addicts and the role of culture, family, neurochemistry, and child abuse in creating addiction. The remainder describes predictable stages of recovery most addicts go through. Regarded as the best source of data on sex addiction.
While many books on sexual addiction are available today, FACING THE SHADOW: STARTING SEXUAL AND RELATIONSHIP RECOVERY is the first to take techniques used by thousands of recovering from sex addiction and show, step by step, how to break free of this disease and live a healthier, more fulfilling life.