by Patrick Carnes, 2001
The first and still the best book on sexual addiction. A source of compassionate understanding and a path to recovery, for both those suffering from this addiction and those who find themselves in relationships with them.
by Patrick Carnes et al., 2007
Provides understanding and great resources for overcoming this increasingly common addiction. Updated version of an already excellent book by a leader in the treatment of sexual addictions and his colleagues.
by Kevin B. Skinner, 2005
Clear and simple tools for understanding why one is drawn to pornography, overall and at specific times, and for overcoming what can be a very powerful addiction. Great resource for individuals and therapists.
by Brian Shaw, Paul Ritvo, & Jane Irvine, 2004
Don’t let the silly title fool you. This is a great book, written with deep understanding and compassion for what it’s like to struggle with any kind of addiction. It has lots of excellent information and resources, all very clearly presented. Plenty of good advice for family and friends too.
by Arnold Washton & Donna Boundy, 1990
Explains how most addictions are rooted in childhood experiences, how people turn to addictive substances and behaviors to escape unwanted feelings, how you can get stuck in addictive behaviors, and how to transform yourself and your life to avoid repeated relapses and truly recover for good.