Knowledge is power when it comes to our recovery journey. There’s so much myth and misunderstanding about sex addiction, and our experience after deception and betrayal, that education on the related topics can bring a more rounded knowledge of what we’re dealing with. These books will get you started on understanding this experience, and what our options and choices might be for reclaiming our peace.
Note: This is a hard subject. Take frequent breaks when the subject matter becomes overwhelming, as part of your new commitment to making self-care and your mental and emotional health your top priority.
Your Sexually Addicted Spouse: How Partners Can Cope and Heal, by Barbara Steffens Ph.D., M.A. Marsha Means
Intimate Deception: Healing the Wounds of Sexual Betrayal by Dr. Sheri Keffer
Mending a Shattered Heart: A Guide for Partners of Sex Addicts – by multiple, edited by Stefanie Carnes