A couple of folks have asked if we get a lot of press releases like the one I posted last week. Sadly, yes. Here’s another recent winner:
Story: When Dad’s a Sex Addict!
Beyond the Bedroom: Healing for Adult Children of Sex Addicts is the first book on this subject. This book includes studies of 45 adult children of sex addicts as they share their hurts and hopes for recovery. Release date: August, 2005.
A parent’s sex addiction has a major impact on their children. Many of your readers are struggling silently without any knowledge as to why.
You can help your audience discover if they are adult children of a sexual addict. Much like adult children of alcoholics, adult children of sex addicts have wounds that need help to heal.
Dr. Weiss is an international expert on sexual addiction. He has authored over 12 books on sexual addiction recovery. He has appeared on Oprah, 20/20 and had a Lifetime movie made about his treatment of sex addicts called Sex, Lies & Obsession.
Dr. Weiss is also a recovering adult child of a sex addict. Your article will absolutely help women and men understand the effect this may have had on their lives. Here are just some of the statistics in this ground breaking book.
44% find out before age 10, another 23% by age 18 which means 67% find out their parent was a sex addict in their developing years.
This early awareness had huge impacts on these adult children (similar to adult children of alcoholics). See below it’s effects:
Were their other specific impacts that adult children of sex addicts had in their life?
Eating disorders 38%
Sexual choices 57%
Romantic relationships 64%
Sexual beliefs 64%
Sexual addiction 64%
Sexual anorexia 17%