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Number of Pages: 240
Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 2007
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Escape from Intimacy: The Pseudo-Relationship Addictions: Untangling the Love Addictions, Sex,Anne Wilson SchaefHarperOne / 1990 / Trade Paperback$6.49 Retail:1 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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Our appetites are like fire! They can fill our lives with warmth, or they can become an uncontrolled inferno that is capable of destroying a career, a marriage, a soul.
If you've ever struggled with cravings, whether for chocolate, shopping, alcohol, sex, cars, work, or power, you know how it works. Best-selling author Stephen Arterburn and Dr. Debra Cherry reach below the surface of such harmful behaviors to address the underlying needs that drive us all, and how those hungers can bring us fulfillment, not frustration.
- Discover the original and very good purpose for your appetites
- Develop useful strategies for managing your misdirected cravings
- Understand the connections between appetites, addictions, and sin
- Expose phony and inadequate sources of satisfaction
- Avoid the trap of "spiritual anorexia," which numbs you to what you really need
Maybe you haven't given much thought to what drives your life. Here's your chance to consider all your appetites in a new light, and to bring under control the ones that are keeping you from the life you long to live.
Stephen Arterburn is a New York Times bestselling author with more than eight million books in print. He most recently toured with Women of Faith, which he founded in 1995. Arterburn founded New Life Treatment Centers as a company providing Christian counseling and treatment in secular psychiatric hospitals. He also began "New Life Ministries", producing the number-one Christian counseling radio talk show, New Life Live, with an audience of more than three million. He and his wife Misty live near Indianapolis.
Best-selling author Stephen Arterburn, along with Dr, Debra Cherry, counsels readers in these key areas, showing them how to strike a balance in those things that threaten physical, spiritual, and emotional health, and guiding them to fully enjoy all that God has provided in a healthy way.
Dr. Debra Cherry, a licensed clinical psychologist, speaker, and author, serves as president and chief psychologist of the Eaglecrest Counseling Center. She is the author of several books, including Discovering the Treasure of Marriage. Debra and her husband, Jim, have three children.