An Addict's Journey
by A.D. Burks
SEX & SURRENDER follows the journey of A.D. Burks, a recovering sex addict. Raised predominantly in a single-parent religious-based home, A.D. was given every opportunity to succeed in life, and he did. He flourished in education, entertainment and corporate arenas, and his life appeared perfect. Yet deep down his personal life was tormenting him due to the conflict between his spiritual and sexual beliefs. Longing for the perfect/traditional family he never had with his female best-friend, he redirected his pain through countless forms of risky sexual behavior. Sex & Surrender graphically recounts the addictive cycle which lasted nearly 12 years and almost ended his lifeóuntil he had a dream that helped him realize he had to find a way out. Therapy and spiritual counseling provided a temporary respite and helped him devise a four-step process to manage his addiction. Yet his true breakthrough didnít come until the root of his pain was uncovered.