Confronting Your Spouse's Pornography Problem
Addressing the modern issue of addiction to Internet pornography, this evaluation guides spouses struggling to find ways to confront this problem in their married lives. Calling on years of counseling experience and clinical study, the authors cover the most concerning issues of this addiction, from understanding the importance of disclosure to reestablishing trust for the success of a long-term marriage. Containing valuable information gathered from experience, research, and the testimonies of clients struggling to overcome these issues, this guide helps couples confront and overcome the hurdles of related activities such as illicit chat rooms, cybersex, and predatory behavior towards minors.
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While compulsive viewing of hard-core pornography is a prevalent and relationship-damaging problem, little has been written for those suffering its effects. Licensed therapists Reid and Gray, who ... Read full review
Section h Confronting Pornography Problems
Does My Spouse Have a Problem?
Reacting to the Discovery of Pornography
Confronting a Spouse
Confronting the Problem
Anticipating Your Spouses Reaction
Establishing Healthy Boundaries
Developing an Effective Strategy for Change
Helpful Principles for Abandoning Pornography
Managing Vulnerability after Success
Help and Support for the Other Spouse
What About Me? Seeking Help and Support
Finding Relief Healing Wounds and Forgiving
A Is Pornography Addiction Real?
Section Ih Disclosing Pornography Problems
The Choice to Disclose
After the DisclosureWhat Now?
Section llh Abandoning Pornography Problems
Restoring Trust and Earning Forgiveness
Beginning the Process of Change
Accurately Assessing Your Situation
B Choosing a Therapist
Common Thinking Errors
E Maladaptive Toxic Shame
F Severe Sexual Behaviors Promoted by Pornography
G Adjectives to Express and Describe Feelings