"The Saint and Sexual Addiction"
What is sexual addiction? Can a person claim sanctity while struggling with addiction?Are people born with addictions?
We are certainly born with desires! After three obvious attempts to uncover the secret of Samson's strength, what drove Samson to lie in Delilah's lap a fourth time--a decision that cost him his sight and led to his eventual destruction?
While denial is a driving force of addiction, sexual addiction also flourishes in an atmosphere of compulsion and shame. Shame, however, is the foundation issue to recovery.