Books for Individuals Struggling With Problematic Sexual Behavior:

Carnes P.(2008). Facing the Shadow: Starting Sexual Relationship Recovery. USA: Gentle Path Press

Carnes P., Griffin E., Delmonico D. & Moriarity J. (2007). In the Shadow of the Net: Breaking Free of Compulsive Online Sexual Behavior. USA: Hazelden

Carnes P. (2001). Out of the Shadows, Understanding Sexual Addiction. USA: Hazelden

Carnes P., Lasser M. & Lasser D.(1999). Open Hearts: Renewing Relationships with Recovery, Romance and Reality. USA: Gentle Path Press

Carnes P. (1997). The Betrayal Bond: Breaking Free of Exploitive Relationships. USA: HCI

Carnes P. & Moriarity J. (1997). Sexual Anorexia: Overcoming Sexual Self-Hatred. USA: Hazelden

Carnes P. (1994). A Gentle Path Through the Twelve Steps: The Classic Guide For All People in the Process of Recovery. USA: Hazelden

Carnes P. (1992). Don’t Call it Love: Recovery from Sexual Addiction. USA: Bantam

Chamberlain M., Gray D. & Reid R. (2005). Confronting Pornography: A guide to Prevention and Recovery for Individuals, Love Ones and Leaders. USA: Shadow Mountain

Hilton Donald MD (2010). He Restoreth My Soul . Forward Press Publishing,LLC

Manning J. (2008). What’s the Big Deal About Pornography? A Guide for the Internet Generation. USA: Shadow Mountain

Books for Partners:

Beattie M. (1992). Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself. USA: Hazelden

Beattie M. (1989). Beyond Codependency: And Getting Better All the Time. USA: Hazelden

Black C. (2009). Deceived Facing Sexual Betrayal, Lies and Secrets. USA: Hazelden

Carnes S. (2008). Mending a Shattered Heart: A Guide for Partners of Sex Addicts. USA: Gentle Path Press

Glass S. & Staeheli J. (2002). NOT “Just Friends” Rebuilding Trust and Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity. USA: Free Press

Lerner H. (1990).The Dance of Intimacy. USA: Harper Paperbacks

Lerner H. (2005). The Dance of Anger: A Women’s Guide to Changing the Pattern of Intimate Relationships. USA: Harper Paperbacks

Reid R. & Gray D. (2002). Discussing Pornography Problems With a Spouse: Confronting and Disclosing Secret Behaviors. USA: Roy Reid

Spring J. (1997). After the Affair: Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust When a Partner Has Been Unfaithful. USA: Harper Paperbacks

Steffens, B. A., & Means, M. (2009). Your Sexually Addicted Spouse: How Partners Can Cope and Heal. Far Hills, N.J.: New Horizon Press.

Books for Couples

Carnes, P., Laaser, D., & Laaser, M. (1999). Open Hearts: Renewing Relationships with Recovery, Romance & Reality. Wickenburg, AZ: Gentle Path Press.

Chamberlain, M. D., & Steurer, G. (2011). Love You, Hate the Porn: Healing a Relationship Damaged by Virtual Infidelity. Salt Lake City, Utah: Shadow Mountain.

Davis, M. (1992). Divorce busting: A Step-by- Step Approach to Making Your Marriage Loving Again. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Gottman, J. M., & Silver, N. (1999). The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work. New York: Crown Publishers.

Johnson, S. (2008). Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love. New York: Little, Brown & Co..


Books for Parents

Paul, P. (2005). Pornified: How Pornography is Transforming Our Lives, Our Relationships, and Our Families. New York: Times Books.

Schwartz, P., & Cappello, D. (2000). Ten Talks Parents Must Have with Their Children About Sex and Character. New York: Hyperion.

York, F., & LaRue, J. (2002). Protecting Your Child in an X-rated World. Wheaton, Ill.: Tyndale House Publishers.

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