Sex Addiction Treatment Provider Discloses His Sex Addiction History and Recovery in New Book

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Seattle sex addiction treatment provider, D.J. Burr, opens up about his past in active addiction and subsequent treatment in new memoir, "I Just Wanted Love: Recovery of a Codependent, Sex and Love Addict." This book is for the person who still struggles and the people who love them.

Author, psychotherapist and sex addiction treatment provider, D.J. Burr, releases new memoir, “I Just Wanted Love: Recovery of a Codependent, Sex and Love Addict,” with the hope that the person who is still suffering will decide to get help.

"I Just Wanted Love" starts at the “bottom,” the place where D.J. found himself giving up hope. His story encapsulates what it looks like for a person struggling with active codependence and sex addiction. He shares about the history of trauma and loss that awakened the addiction. Moreover, he does not hold back discussing the feelings of guilt and shame that nearly cost him everything. Lastly, he tells readers what it takes to battle and survive a disease that is "cunning and baffling." This is a story of rigorous honesty and deep commitment to addiction treatment and addiction recovery.

“I want to share my journey with those who struggle with codependence and/or sex and love addiction. I value the lessons I have learned from others, so I imagine that my journey can be a teaching tool for families, friends, and sufferers of the disease of codependence and sex and love addiction.”--D.J. Burr, LMHC, NCC, S-PSB

"I Just Wanted Love: Recovery of a Codependent, Sex and Love Addict" is now available for pre-order on The book will be available for Kindle and paperback on December 31, 2014. Check out and view the book trailer at

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact D.J. Burr at 206-456-6682, email at dj.burr(at)ableseattle(dot)com or visit his webpage at or

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