SEXSMART AND RECOVERY
According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence,
about 43% of Americans or 76 million people, have been exposed to
alcoholism in the family.
Your Childhood Shaped Your Life and What to Do About It
can be a great help to you if you are an adult child of an alcoholic
(ACOA), or a victim of physical, emotional, or sexual abuse in your
family. One whole chapter is devoted to the effect of family violence
on sexuality. Stories about people who suffered from emotional abuse
and neglect are included throughout.
Here are what other experts in the field of Recovery are saying
is the best explanation of sexuality that we have ever encountered.
Rather than being just another sexual 'cookbook,' it helps readers
examine the origins of their inner messages about sexuality, allowing
a depth of understanding and healing that we believe is unparalleled
in the field."
-John C. Friel, Ph.D. and Linda Friel, M.A;
Licensed psychologists and authors of Adult Children: The Secrets
of Dysfunctional Families.
valuable resource for anyone who wants to understand and explore
the root causes of adult sexual intimacy concerns.
-Wendy Maltz, MSW; author of The Sexual Healing Journey and Passionate
"Dr. Zoldbrod explains
with clarity the direct effects of parental overcontrol, violence,
and emotional withdrawal, which often exist with addiction, on the
sexual development of children."
-Stephanie Abbott M.A. National Association for
Children of Alcoholics; author of Co-Dependency:
A Secondhand Life.
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