2. Sexual addiction (Index)

Sexual addiction
Index

 

CHPT 1: WHAT IS SEXUAL ADDICTION?
Patrick Carnes & Mark R Laaser

  • The SAFE formula
  • Building-block behaviors of sexual addicts
    • Sexual fantasy
    • Pornography
    • Masturbation
    • A vicious cycle
  • The addiction cycle
    • Preoccupation
    • Ritualization
    • Compulsive sexual behavior
    • Despair
  • The family and the addict's world
    • Self-image and relationships
    • The role of the family
      • Core belief nr 1: "I am basically a bad, unworthy person."
      • Core belief nr 2:"No one would love me as I am."
      • Core belief 3:"My needs are never going to be met if I have to depend upon others."
      • Core belief nr 4: "Sex is my most important need."

 

CHPT 2:THE DISTORTION OF MALE SEXUALITY
Prof A D Hart

  • Understanding the battle
  • The distortion of male sexuality
  • Creating a healthy sexuality
  • The role of the church
  • Couples need help
  • Parents need help
  • Confrontation of own sexual distortions
  • Conclusion

 

CHPT 3:STEPHEN ARTERBURN’S FIVE PHASES OF COUNSELING ADDICTS

  • Early Questions
    • Phase one: see it
    • Phase two: say it
    • Phase three: own it
    • Phase four: release it
    • Phase five: reverse it

 

CHPT 4:INFLUENCE OF PORNOGRAPHY ON SEXUALITY WITHIN MARRIAGE
Louis McBurney

 

CHPT 5:CYBER SEX ADDICTION
Mark R Laaser

  • The seductive nature of the Internet
    • Accessible
    • Affordable
    • Anonymous
  • Guidelines for counselors
    • Assess for addiction
    • Construct a treatment plan
      • Psychodynamically
      • Cognitively
      • Relationally
      • Spiritually
    • Get help
  • Practical tips for internet addiction
  • Resources for help with sexual addiction

 

CHPT 6:CHRISTIAN WOMEN LURED BY INTERNET PORN
Ramona Richards

  • She clicked the link
  • Not just a man's issue
  • The lure of a triple threat
  • The path to hope and healing
  • Filtering the web
  • Books

 

CHPT 7:TREATMENT FOR SEXUAL ADDICTION
Patrick Carnes & Mark R Laaser

  • The twelve steps of Alcoholics Anonymous adapted for sexual addicts
  • Treatment for sexual addiction
    • Stopping the sexual behaviors
    • Stopping the rituals
      • Healthy boundaries
      • Discipline
      • Association with the right people
      • Physical discipline
      • Positive sexual discipline
      • Spiritual discipline
      • A spiritual mentor
      • New positive rituals
    • Stopping fantasy
      • Think about something else
      • Do something negative
      • Addicts do have choices
    • Healing despair
    • Healing shame
  • The process of recovery
    • Understanding abuse
    • Recovering sex addicts must learn to grieve
    • Sexual abuse victims will also need to express their anger
    • Sometimes they will need to actually confront their abuser
    • Addicts will not heal if they don't come to a stage of forgiveness
    • Unresolved pain and hurt from the past

 

APPENDIX 1:Levels of addiction
BIBLIOGRAPHY