The Porn Trap

The Essential Guide to Overcoming Problems Caused by Pornography

Author: Wendy Maltz,Larry Maltz

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061736627

Category: Self-Help

Page: 304

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“An extremely helpful and much needed resource….I highly recommend it.” —Harville Hendrix, author of Getting the Love You Want Internationally recognized sex therapist, educator, lecturer, and author of The Sexual Healing Journey, Wendy Maltz offers proven strategies for healing from porn addiction. Boldly addressing a debilitating problem that no one likes to talk about, The Porn Trap provides help and hope for addicts and their partners. Barry McCarthy, Ph.D., author of Men’s Sexual Health, calls this essential guide to overcoming the problems of pornography, “groundbreaking…the best book on the market to help compulsive porn users and the people who love them to confront and change this destructive pattern.”
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The Porn Myth

Exposing the Reality Behind the Fantasy of Pornography

Author: Matt Fradd

Publisher: Ignatius Press

ISBN: 1681497549

Category: Social Science

Page: 280

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The Porn Myth is a non-religious response to the commonly held belief that pornography is a harmless or even beneficial pastime. Author Matt Fradd draws on the experience of porn performers and users, and the expertise of neurologists, sociologists, and psychologists to demonstrate that pornography is destructive to individuals, relationships, and society. He provides insightful arguments, supported by the latest scientific research, to discredit the fanciful claims used to defend and promote pornography. This book explains the neurological reasons porn is addictive, helps individuals learn how to be free of porn, and offers real help to the parents and the spouses of porn users. Because recent research on pornography's harmful effects on the brain validates the experiences of countless porn users, there is a growing wave of passionate individuals trying to change the pro-porn cultural norm-by inspiring others to pursue real love and to avoid its hollow counterfeit. Matt Fradd and this book are part of that movement, which is aiding the many men and women who are seeking a love untainted by warped perceptions of intimacy and rejecting the influence of porn in their lives.
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Understanding and Treating Sex and Pornography Addiction

A comprehensive guide for people who struggle with sex addiction and those who want to help them

Author: Paula Hall

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351112619

Category: Psychology

Page: 202

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Understanding and Treating Sex and Pornography Addiction demonstrates why people’s lives are being destroyed by compulsive sexual behaviour and what we can do to help them. The book examines the latest research into these conditions and outlines the new integrative C.H.O.I.C.E. Recovery Model, a practical, sex-positive model which incorporates CBT, ACT and psychodynamic theories to help people enjoy lifetime recovery. This new edition has been updated throughout, with new material covering pornography addiction, ChemSex, internet offending and female sex and love addiction. Written in a clear and informative manner, this book contains support and advice for both the clinician and for those who suffer from sex addiction, and provides tools for securing confident and rewarding recovery. Understanding and Treating Sex and Pornography Addiction is essential reading for anyone looking to make an enduring recovery from these conditions, as well as for clinicians new to the field and those wanting to update their skills and knowledge.
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Integrity Restored: Helping Catholic Families Win the Battle Against Pornography

Author: Peter C. Kleponis

Publisher: Emmaus Road Publishing

ISBN: 1940329914

Category: Religion

Page: 368

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WHY WRITE A BOOK ON PORNOGRAPHY ADDICTION FOR CATHOLICS? The answer is simple. There’s a great need for one! Pornography is no longer just a men’s issue. Dr. Peter Kleponis presents an alarming in-depth look at the pornography epidemic that is ruining lives, marriages, families, and careers—and hindering life-giving relationships with God. Read the stories of real people—men, women, clergy, seminarians, and teens—who’ve suffered from frequent or habitual pornography use and went on to find healing. Freedom is possible. Integrity can be restored.
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Our Hardcore Battle Plan for Wives

Winning in the War Against Pornography

Author: Jay Dennis,Cathy Dyer

Publisher: New Hope Publishers

ISBN: 1596698756

Category: Religion

Page: N.A

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Our Hardcore Battle Plan for Wives is a resource for women who want to protect their marriage and keep their family porn-free. Written out of the experience from years of counseling, this book provides practical advice and deals with issues that women have to encounter when pornography becomes an equation in their marriage.
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Everyday Pornography

Author: Karen Boyle

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136942092

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 256

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Public and academic debate about ‘porn culture’ is proliferating. Ironically, what is often lost in these debates is a sense of what is specific about pornography. By focusing on pornography’s mainstream – contemporary commercial products for a heterosexual male audience – Everyday Pornography offers the opportunity to reconsider what it is that makes pornography a specific form of industrial practice and genre of representation. Everyday Pornography presents original work from scholars from a range of academic disciplines (Media Studies, Law, Sociology, Psychology, Women’s Studies, Political Science), introducing new methodologies and approaches whilst reflecting on the ongoing value of older approaches. Among the topics explored are: the porn industry’s marketing practices (spam emails, reviews) and online organisation commercial sex in Second Life the pornographic narratives of phone sex and amateur videos the content of best-selling porn videos how the male consumer is addressed by pornography, represented within the mainstream, understood by academics and contained by legislation. This collection places a particular emphasis on anti-pornography feminism, a movement which has been experiencing a revival since the mid-2000s. Drawing on the experiences of activists alongside academics, Everyday Pornography offers an opportunity to explore the intellectual and political challenges of anti-pornography feminism and consider its relevance for contemporary academic debate.
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Intimate Kisses

The Poetry of Sexual Pleasure

Author: Wendy Maltz

Publisher: New World Library

ISBN: 9781577317432

Category: Poetry

Page: 240

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This new collection from the editor of Passionate Hearts: The Poetry of Sexual Love and author of The Sexual Healing Journey includes 121 poems by such poets as Rumi, Marge Piercy, Emily Dickinson, Nikki Giovanni, Anne Sexton, Sharon Olds, Octavio Paz, and Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Therapist and marriage counselor Wendy Maltz turns up the heat while celebrating healthy sexuality in this collection of poems that dispel the negative cultural message that what feels good must be bad. Maltz's anthologies are designed to inspire couples toward a deeper physical intimacy and to show that the sexual impulse can be aroused by conveying personal experience through great writing.
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Passionate Hearts

The Poetry of Sexual Love

Author: Wendy Maltz

Publisher: New World Library

ISBN: 9781577313212

Category: Poetry

Page: 224

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In her search for positive, healthy sexual images to help her in her practice, renowned sex therapist and author Wendy Maltz solicited and sought out “poems that inspire and celebrate healthy sexual intimacy; poems in which heart connection was at the core of the sexual experience.” In reviewing more than 1,500 submissions, she asked, “Does this poem represent mutual caring and desire? Do the partners relate as equals, respecting each other as separate individuals? Is there a sense of emotional trust and honesty? Are the sexual interactions assumed to be safe from emotional and physical harm? Does the poem celebrate sensual pleasures?” The result is a remarkable anthology of intimate, emotionally explicit, yet accessible poetry, representing new voices as well as the most revered contemporary poets. Culled from classic works of poetry, literary and erotica journals, and unpublished poetry, Passionate Hearts celebrates the joys of sexual connection and expression throughout the life of a relationship, from early courtship to mature love. These poems awaken desire and reveal the mysterious power and beauty of sexual sharing. Contributing poets include: Gary Soto, Pablo Neruda, Sharon Olds, Marge Piercy, Tess Gallagher, e.e. cummings, Molly Peacock, Raymond Carver, Galway Kinnell, Sara Teasdale, David Steinberg, Robert Wrigley, Dorianne Laux, Olga Broumas, and more
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