The Lovely Addict

Reading List

For years, I laughed at self-help books. Who ever reads those silly things, I thought.  And then, when my life was on the brink of total disaster, I picked one up and it changed me. Don’t shoot the messenger. You’re looking for answers and some of them may be found here. I highly recommended them all.

13 thoughts on “Reading List”

  1. Question: why is the SLAA text not up here? It’s the best thing going…and the only text I know written directly by people who have themselves recovered from this.

    And also, thank you for this blog. It’s utterly great, and very needed right now.

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    1. Good question! I bought the SLAA text awhile back, but I did not feel as though it addressed the issues I was dealing with at the time as a love addict. But it is a good text for many! And, you’re welcome!

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  2. I hear you, it’s a lot more about sex addiction, just because of the people who were initially attracted to the fellowship. But if you still have it, check out the stories “What I did for love…” and “The candle that didn’t burn out” As a recovering love addict those were the two stories that really stood out for me. And the step guide helped me to recover from love addiction. Thanks!

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  3. Another good book to add is: “Ready to Heal: Women Facing, Love, Sex and Relationship Addiction” by Kelly McDaniel.
    It’s very good and I highly recommend it to any Love Addicted Women out there.

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