Secret Keeping

Overcoming Hidden Habits and Addictions
Author(s): John Howard Prin
Genre: Self Help
Original Publish Date: Oct 05, 2010
Product Number: EB00772809
Released: Oct 15, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781577317685
Publisher: New World Library
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What do author James Frey and former president Bill Clinton have in common? They were both secret keepers, and their secrets had disastrous effects on their careers. Millions of people hide addictions from their closest friends and family, often destroying their lives and the lives of others. This book explores how to break the secret-keeping habit and get the help and support needed to overcome addiction, rebuild self-esteem, and live honestly. The first half of the book explores the human tendency to keep secrets and profiles a variety of secret keepers from all walks of life and with a wide range of addictions. The second half helps readers examine and understand their own addictions and secret keeping and offers a clear, step-by-step approach to healing and recovery. Based on the twelve-step program, this book offers a way to change your life for the better, one day at a time. Practical solutions for countering secretive and destructive behaviors ranging from smoking to gambling to alcoholism Addictions — to drugs, alcohol, smoking, gambling, eating, pornography, and sex — are considered to be at epidemic levels in the United States