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Publisher's Summary

Sex is at the core of our identities. And when it becomes a compulsion, it can unravel our lives. Out of the Shadows is the premier work on this disorder, written by a pioneer in its treatment. Revised and updated to include the latest research - and to address the exploding phenomenon of cybersex addiction - this third edition identifies the danger signs, explains the dynamics, and describes the consequences of sexual addiction and dependency. With practical wisdom and spiritual clarity, it points the way out of the shadows of sexual compulsion and back into the light and fullness of life.

©2001 Patrick J. Carnes, PhD (P)2016 Recorded Books

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  • Dez Mudryk
  • 27-12-2016

Very Extreme

This is a good book. I have struggled with fetishes and porn and wanted help. The issue is while I felt like I couldn't relate to other books wherein the person struggled with masturbating once per week (seemed minor compared to my problems) I found I couldn't relate to this book for the exact opposite reason. The examples and illustrations are oriented for the extremely advanced sex addict. This book is geared towards not just child molesters and rapists but to those who do it non stop for years. This book contains the stuff nightmares are made of. Don't even think about it if you have a weak stomach.

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  • MR
  • 06-05-2016

Makes you think

This book allowed me to evaluate the events in my life and commit to getting what I need.

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  • Nelle nell
  • 15-04-2017

expertly explains sex addiction

I am so glad I bought this book because it is giving me so much Insight on my husband's disease and how I contribute to it also how I'm codependent. I remember listening to one of the chapters and I just ended up bawling crying because of all the compassion I felt for my husband and his struggle. this book has been a turning point for me

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  • Mikael Sweet
  • 13-03-2017

Great book!

This book hits all the major points for the recovery of every addict. Chances are that if you read this book and your an addict, you will see yourself in this book multiple times.

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  • Gavin
  • 23-01-2017

Helpful and eye opening.

Great book. Thorough, deep, and inclusive of a variety of ills and problems, the inner workings of addicts, and how to overcome.

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  • Travis
  • 16-08-2016

gives significant understanding to sexual addition

I'm glad I read this book. it has opened much mind to the world of sexual addiction.

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  • Jacob McNally
  • 17-05-2018

Too graphic, not practical

I read this book to better help others with addictions. however the book goes into so much detail with events like rape and incest, it disgust me. You can learn about addiction without that

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  • Laura iskenderian
  • 04-04-2018

Best book on hypersexualty

This book gives insight for understanding what this disorder is all about. How the disease progresses and the impact to all .

This is a must read for anyone wanting to know .

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  • Brian Ross
  • 19-03-2018

I needed this book!

this book was very helpful for me in a time of need. After listening to it the first time I went back and listen to certain parts of it again and even a third time and some matters. I hope this book can help others as it's help me. Thank you

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  • Fist of Legend
  • 23-08-2017

Very Helpful, Voice Performance was Authoritative!

Very Helpful, Voice Performance was Authoritative! Plenty of motivation and information here! This book is just more fuel in the fight to stay clean!