Christians struggling with sex addiction

With Eliot Spitzer having to step down from his position as Governor of New York in such a publically humiliating fashion, I think sex addiction has finally come out of the closet. Sex Addiction Los Angeles

In this article from Christianity Today, you will see that the Christian community is availing itself more and more to the facts that this problem can strike anyone.  This problem, like all addictions, does not discriminate when it comes to status, race, or religion.

Here’s a quote from the article:

“A widely recognized authority, Patrick Carnes, author and executive director of the Gentle Path program at Pine Grove Behavioral Health and Addiction Services in Mississippi, estimates that 8 percent of adult men and 3 percent of adult women become sexually addicted at some point in their lives (this article will focus on the greater problem, male sexual addiction). That means roughly 12 million or more Americans may have this disorder. ”

To read the entire article, go to http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2008/march/19.28.htm


 

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