“We can also list the things we feel guilty about. We look at things we did that we knew were wrong and…
“Changing old routines that are associated with our addiction is an important tool for staying sober.” Tools of Recovery, page 13 I…
“We ask for and accept help, reaching out to other recovering sex addicts on a regular basis, instead of living in secrecy….
“A profound turning point in my recovery happened when I faced and embraced the pain of the emptiness I felt inside, which…
Best of all, the secret is out. There’s something liberating about sitting in a room announcing to others … that I am a sex addict….
We do not have to obsess about the past or worry about the future. We can turn our attention to the present, where we really live, and become open to new solutions….
For the first time I felt that I had a home and a family who supported me, understood me, and let me unload all my shame….
Some of us write a history of our sex addiction, from as far back as we can remember up to the present, trying to leave nothing out….
With this step, we recognize that we have a disease, not a mere weakness or character flaw, and that we are powerless to change this fact….