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Can “Looking” Be a Symptom?: Does looking lead to compulsive sexual behaviors, or acting out? Is it associated with sex or porn addiction? Learn the distinction between just noticing someone and an obsessive fixation.
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Breaking the Cycle: Free Yourself from Sex Addiction, Porn Obsession and Shame
By George Collins
In this book, George shares the techniques he has developed in his practice over the last 20 years. Using these same methods, he has helped hundreds of others successfully learn how to confront the negative energy that fuels addiction. He teaches them how to turn that energy into positive life changes, including the discovery of true intimacy.
Your information is always confidential and is never shared with anyone–ever.
A Couple’s Guide to Sexual Addiction: A Step-by-Step Plan to Rebuild Trust & Restore Intimacy
By Paldrom Collins and George Collins
Paldrom Collins and George Collins present a refreshing new approach for couples struggling with the issue of sexually compulsive behaviors like excessive pornography and masturbation, frequenting prostitutes or strip clubs, serial affairs, and other sexually compulsive behaviors.
The book takes readers by the hand and gently leads them from the pain and disillusionment of a relationship shattered and betrayed toward a future based on trust, vulnerability, and the joy of true intimacy.
Paldrom is a sex addiction counselor and former Buddhist nun, and her husband, George (M.A.) is a former sex addict and practicing sex addiction counselor for over 20 years.
Sex Addiction from a Buddhist Perspective
Compulsion: Sex and Love Addiction, an article by Paldrom, was originally published in the Buddhist magazine, Inquiring Mind. This article was also recently featured on psychcentral.com.
Other Resources [might want to make this a separate page and just add a button that goes to it]
Here are other resources and information about sex addiction and porn addiction, including contact details for 12-Step groups.
Reddit’s Forums: Porn Free & Nofap
Forum-like support sections that are highly engaging and full of support:
Sex Addicts Anonymous (SAA)
Sex Addicts Anonymous is based on the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. It has meetings open to anyone who wants to find out more about recovering from addictive behaviors and closed meetings that are available only to those who have decided to stop their addictive sexual behavior. There are also conference call telephone meetings and online web meetings.
Sexaholics Anonymous (SA)
Sexaholics Anonymous is a recovery program based on the Twelve Steps principles of Alcoholics Anonymous. Men and women “share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover.” The only requirement for membership is a desire to become sexually sober.
Co-Sex Addict Anonymous (COSA)
COSA is an anonymous “twelve-step recovery program for men and women whose lives have been affected by another person’s compulsive sexual behavior.” (www.cosa-recovery.org) COSA is open to anyone who has been affected by sexually compulsive behavior. There are face-to-face meetings listed by state on the website.There are also telephone meetings in which COSA members participate anonymously.
Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (SLAA)
SLAA is “a Twelve Step, Twelve Tradition oriented Fellowship of men and women who help each other to stay sober. We offer help to anyone who has a sex addiction or love addiction or both and wants to do something about it.” (http://www.slaafws.org/) Members strive to have a special understanding of each other and the disease as they go through recovery. SLAA has meetings in-person meetings worldwide. There are also telephone and online meetings.
Recovering Couples Anonymous (RCA)
RCA is an association of recovering couples “committed to restoring healthy communication and caring and, as we do this, we find greater joy and intimacy.”
Sexual Compulsiveness Anonymous (SCA)
SCA is a Twelve Step fellowship that is open to individuals of all sexual orientations with a desire to recover from sexually compulsive behaviors. SCA meetings are “not group therapy, but a spiritual program that provides a safe environment for working on problems of sexual addiction and sexual sobriety.” To learn more about what happens at meetings, as well as locations in the United States and around the world, go to the SCA website.
Sexual Recovery Anonymous (SRA)
Similar to other groups, SRA uses the Twelve Steps and is open to men and women seeking to share experiences as they work to solve the common issues regarding sexual addiction. The SRA website lists areas where there are meetings. You can also learn the process of starting an SRA meeting in your area. The website also has a pamphlet showing a typical meeting format.
S-Anon International Family Group
S-Anon is a program of recovery for those who have been impacted by the sexual behavior of another. It is based on the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous. S-Anon Family Groups are composed of “relatives and friends of sexually addicted people who share their experience, strength and hope in order to solve their common problems.” (www.sanon.org) There are no dues and the locations of meetings in countries around the world can be found on the S-Anon website. Before attending a meeting, it is advisable to look at the questions and answers regarding meetings at http://www.sanon.org/meetings.html.
Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH)
Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health, which has a directory of sex addiction counselors, medical institutions, and treatment facilities
WebMD: Sexual Addiction
WebMD – online information – Are You a Sex Addict?
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