For sex addicts, resentment is one of the most stubborn obstacles to our spiritual growth….
The only requirement for SAA membership is a desire to stop addictive sexual behavior….
Many find it beneficial to do a personal sexual history, including an exploration of sexuality in their family of origin….
Humility is a result of the self-honesty we have gained through working the preceding steps. It comes from a realistic view of ourselves, a knowledge of both our strengths and limitations….
We recognize that our shortcomings are not unique, and that we are not better or worse than anyone else. When we live with this knowledge, we do not expect perfection from ourselves or others….
Much attention in early sobriety goes to admitting all our shameful behaviors and all the compulsions from which we have committed to abstain. We become so focused on what is difficult that we may overlook the successes we have each day. …