Helpful Reading

Books to Help Pornography Users

You can purchase books directly from us in our book store.

  • Confronting Pornography: A Guide to Prevention and Recovery for Individuals, Loved Onces, and Leaders, edited by Mark Chamberlain, Dan Gray, and Rory Reid
  • Willpower Is Not Enough: Why We Don’t Succeed at Change, Dean Byrd and Mark Chamberlain
  • Putting on the Armor of God, Steven A. Cramer
  • The Worth of a Soul: A Personal Account of Excommunication and Conversion,Steven A. Cramer
  • Turn Yourselves and Live, Rod W. Jeppsen
  • Line upon Line, Precept upon Precept . . .,  Rod W. Jeppsen
  • Brain Lock: Free Yourself from Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior, Jeffrey M. Schwartz
  • Where Do You Draw the Line?: An Exploration into Media Violence, Pornography, and Censorship, Victor Cline
  • Breaking the Cycle of Compulsive Behavior, Martha Nibley Beck and John C. Beck
  • Facing the Shadow: Starting Sexual and Relationship Recovery, Patrick Carnes
  • He Did Deliver Me from Bondage, Colleen Harrison
  • Out Of The Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction, Patrick Carnes
  • Contrary to Love: Helping the Sexual Addict, Patrick Carnes
  • Sexaholics Anonymous White Book
  • A Parents GuideThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints


Books to Help Spouses and Family Members

  • Boundaries and Relationships: Knowing, Protecting, and Enjoying the Self, Charles Whitfield
  • Discussing Pornography Problems with a Spouse: Confronting and Disclosing Secret Behaviors, Rory C. Reid and Dan Gray
  • Dance of Intimacy: A Woman’s Guide to Courageous Act of Change in Key Relationships, Harriet Lerner
  • Purity and Passion: Spiritual Truths about Intimacy That Will Strengthen Your Marriage, Wendy L. Watson
  • After the Affair: Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust When a Partner Has Been Unfaithful, Janis A. Spring
  • How Can I Forgive You?: The Courage to Forgive, the Freedom Not To, Janis A. Spring
  • Codependent No More: Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself, Melody Beattie
  • Lord, I Believe; Help Thou Mine Unbelief, Rod W. Jeppsen

Additional Books and Resources

Don Hilton Jr., MD
He Restoreth my Soul

Melody Beattie
Co-dependent no more
Beyond codependency

John Bradshaw
Healing the shame that binds you

Patrick Carnes
Contrary to love: Helping the sexual addict
Don’t call it love: Recovery from sexual addiction
Out of the shadows, 2nd edition
A gentle guide through the twelve steps
The betrayal bond
Sexual anorexia

D. L. Delmonico and E. Griffen
In the shadows of the Net
Facing the shadow
Carnes, S. ed Mending a shattered heart
Corley, M. D. and J. P. Schneider. Disclosing secrets: When, to whom, and how much to reveal
Delmonico, D. L., E. Griffen, and J. Moriarity. Cybersex unhooked
Earle, R. H. and M R. Earle. Sex addiction
Hall, L. An affair of the mind
Friends in Recovery
The twelve steps for Christians

Charlotte Kasl
Women, sex and addiction

Mark Laaser
Faithful and true
Faithful and true: Sexual integrity in a fallen world. (workbook)

Debra. Laaser and Patrick Carnes
Open hearts

Gerald May
Addiction and grace

Harvey Milkman and Stanley Sunderwirth
Craving for ecstasy

Pia Mellody
Facing codependency
Facing love addiction

Harry Schaumburg
False intimacy

Jennifer Schneider
Back from betrayal: A ground-breaking guide to recovery or women involved with sex-addicted men

Jennifer Schneider and Burt Schneider
Sex, lies, and forgiveness: Couples speaking out on healing from sex addiction, 2nd ed.

Sue William Silverman
Love sick: One woman’s journey through sexual addiction

Brene Brown
The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are

Leave a Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.