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Recover to Live: Kick Any Habit, Manage Any Addiction: Your Self-Treatment Guide to Alcohol, Drugs, Eating Disorders by Christopher Kennedy Lawford

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VI

Toxic Compulsion 6: Sex and Pornography

The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions.

—Alfred Lord Tennyson

IN THIS CHAPTER:

Most Sexual Compulsives Have Other Disorders

Does Sexual Compulsivity Have a Genetic Cause?

Childhood Origins of Sexual Compulsions

Time to Get Honest with Yourself

Are You a Sex Addict, or Just Shaming Yourself?

What Separates Male from Female Addicts

Cybersex Can Be Gasoline on a Sex-Addiction Fire

Sex and Porn Addiction Among College Students

Some Myths About Sexual Addiction

Is Abstinence a Practical Solution?

There Will Be Withdrawal Symptoms

Treatment Needs to Be a Holistic Experience

An Ancient Sexual Practice as Treatment ...

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