It s a hunger never satisfied for some of us: the allure of singles bars and strip clubs, party lines and X-rated Internet sites that can show us whatever we want to see. An uncontrollable need for sexual gratification, just like an addiction to alcohol or drugs, can cause serious problems for anyone. If you believe you re struggling with a serious sexual disorder or just wish you could more easily manage sexual behaviors that interfere with your life, you ve found, in this book, a real chance to radically transform your life.
This is not a book that makes a lot of black and white, right and wrong judgments about sexual behavior. Despite what you might have heard or even believe it is possible to have problems with sexual self-control and still be a good person and a valuable member of your family and community. Without taking a strong moral position on all sexual behaviors, the scientifically-based techniques in this book guide you to making better sexual choices that are in line with your own values. Using the book s evaluation worksheets, assess the level of your sexual self-control problem. Utilize its exercises to modify the thoughts and behaviors associated with sexual patterns you want to change. Support your goals with relapse prevention techniques that stress self-acceptance. By following the program in this book, privately and whenever you choose, you will learn how to lead a sexually fulfilling life that still promises you security, stability, and peace of mind.