The disease of sex addiction is experienced by all genders and all literature is written for everyone to use, engage with, identify with. There are fewer women than men in SAA and pamphlets have been created for women and for men to help women feel comfortable and stay in recovery.
Women in the program felt they wanted to hear from women when they came to SAA, so they have written a leaflet to welcome you – A Special Welcome to the Woman Newcomer
All women newcomers are different and will need different things, but this is a good place to start in welcoming women. Safe and Sexually Sober Meetings – Helping Women Feel Welcome in Your Meeting
The Hope and Healing for Women leaflet provides stories from women of their addictions and their journey to recovery proving their is hope and we can heal.
The Beginner’s Welcome Packet is a series of leaflets to provide everything you need to know for newcomers of every gender.
These pamphlets are available for free online using the links above.
You can also purchase them:
- from in-person meetings
- from websites eg the SAA Store or from some local Intergroups
“Reading recovery literature is another important tool of the program. It helps to educate, motivate, and inspire us. Reading SAA literature helps us learn how to stay sober and work a recovery program specifically tailored for us.”Sex Addicts Anonymous, p. 64