Resources for Male Sex Addiction Recovery

This page contains resources that we have personally reviewed or have been recommended to us by our website visitors. Most of the listings contain a link to Christianbook.com, where your purchase will help support this website.

Ashamed  No More: A Pastor's Journey Through Sex Addiction by  T.C. Ryan
Mr. Ryan knows all about sexual addiction---he struggled with it for years. Now he offers hope to those who're experiencing the same shame and isolation. Outlining a ministry that protects the dignity of the sexually broken, he offers insights into living a divided life, knowing the enemy within, experiencing God in the midst of darkness, and more.

Breaking Free by Russell Willingham
This book was recommended by David Foster, of Mastering Life Ministries. "Russell Willingham's Breaking Free is a compelling and insightful work that seems intended primarily for Christian heterosexual males seeking deliverance from the habitual use of pornographic materials, sexual fantasizing, masturbation, prostitution and extra-marital affairs.  It is written in a down to earth and readable style and is a good place to start for Christians who struggle with sexual addictions or for those who provide counsel and support to them." 


Don't Call it Love: Recovery from Sexual Addiction by Patrick Carnes
"This ground-breaking work by the nation's leading professional expert on sexual addiction is based on the candid testimony of more than one thousand recovering sexual addicts in the first major scientific study of the disorder. This essential volume includes not only the revealing findings of Dr. Carnes's research but also advice from the addicts and co-addicts themselves as they work to overcome their compulsive behavior. Positive, hopeful, and practical, Don't Call It Love helps addicts, friends and family of addicts, the general public and the scientific community better understand all addictions, their causes, and the difficult path to recovery."

I Surrender All: Rebuilding a Marriage Broken by Pornography  by Clay & Renee Crosse
"Clay Crosse was a soaring success in Christian music, but his secret sin threatened everything... He was addicted to pornography. No one knew he had a problem-not even Clay-until the day God took away his singing voice. What followed was the story of the power of grace and forgiveness. Now Clay and Renee tell their story with the prayer that it will help countless other marriages-perhaps even yours."

Love Hunger: A Harrowing Journey from Sexual Addiction to True Fulfillment by David Kyle Foster
Homosexuality, prostitution, pornography, cults--secret sins rival the glitter of Hollywood for young actor David Kyle Foster. Winning wholesome television roles, his star on the rise, he is relieved to be free from his father's harshness. But the desperate loneliness and sexual obsession that characterized his youth now accompany his rise to success--and bondage to a double life seems the only answer. Can Jesus' love reach one so broken?
Whether you're grappling with your own darkness or know someone who is, this gripping and inspiring memoir shows you that, no matter how bleak it may seem, there is always hope: God can heal and restore the soul that hungers for love.

Porn and You by Joshua Wong
How porn harms you, children, families, and women. Assess if you have an addiction and learn how to break free from porn today.

The Way to Love Your Wife:Creating Greater Love and Passion in the Bedroom
By Clifford L. Penner, Ph.D. & Joyce J. Penner, M.N., R.N. / Focus On The Family
Good sex doesn't just happen! Noted therapists Clifford and Joyce Penner candidly describe what makes the marriage relationship meaningful to a woman, while giving men counsel on how to build desire, get past sexual problems, and discover what brings both partners greater pleasure and intimacy. Previously published as The Married Guy's Guide to Great Sex.

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