Facing Heartbreak


Steps to Recovery For Partners of Sex Addicts

Authors: Stefanie Carnes, PhD, Mari A Lee, LMFT, & Anthony D. Rodriguez, LCSW

When you discover that the person you loved and trusted most in the world is hiding a secret life as a sex addict, the result can be devastating.   Facing that heartbreak is what this book is all about.   The healing process will take time regardless of whether you decide to stay in the relationship or leave.

Facing Heartbreak  weaves real life stories with practical therapeutic advice and specific tasks that gently educate, empower, and guide the partner of the sex addict through a process of recovery.   Using Dr. Patrick Carnes’ thirty-task sex recovery model, readers will learn to heal from the heartbreak and betrayal as they discover hope and healing.