No Stones / Edition 2

No Stones / Edition 2

by Marnie C. Ferree, Mark Laaser
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InterVarsity Press
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No Stones / Edition 2

In this book Marnie C. Ferree offers a unique resource for women struggling with sexual addiction. Taking her book's title from the parable where Jesus extends grace to the woman caught in adultery, Ferree bravely shares her own story of sexual addiction, recalling her years of shame from living a double life and the moment when she ultimately had to tell the truth. But more than just offering her story as a hopeful example of God's transforming power, Ferree distills her clinical expertise on female sexual addiction accessibly and gently, providing a much-needed resource for women struggling with any degree of relational or sexual addiction. Ferree details the roots of addiction in family trauma and offers clear-eyed advice as both a counselor and a "grateful recovering sex addict" on how to achieve sobriety and healing.

Written by a counselor who understands the condition from the inside out, No Stones offers practical help for those battling sexual addiction. It also includes a specific chapter for anyone in close relationship with an addict, whether a spouse, family member, or friend, who wants to come alongside women as they seek help. Important for pastors and church leaders, this book will also be a much sought-after resource for Christian counselors and therapists counseling women who grapple with this type of addiction.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780830837403
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 03/01/2010
Pages: 278
Sales rank: 440,924
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Mark Laaser, Ph.D.
Letter to the Reader from Elizabeth Anne Ferree
Introduction: Marnie and David Ferree's StoryPart One: The Problem - Woman Caught in Adultery
1 The Secret Sin of Sexual Addiction
2 Messages about Being Female
3 Definition of Addiction
4 Female Presentations of Sex Addiction
5 Consequences and Cycle of Addiction
6 Diagnosis of Sex AddictionPart Two: The Root - Sins of the Fathers and Mothers
7 Unhealthy Families
8 Trauma of Abuse
9 Trauma of Abandonment
10 Long-lasting Effects of Trauma
11 Addicts' Core Beliefs, Emotions and CopingPart Three: The Solution - Woman at the Well
12 Surrender and Sobriety
13 Disclosure to Husband and Children
14 Healthy Relationships
15 Tools of Recovery
16 Healing from Trauma
17 For Husbands and Others (Including Clinicians)
18 Living Happily Ever After
Twelve Steps of Sexaholics Anonymous
Characteristics of a Sex and Love Addict
About the Author
About Bethesda Workshops

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