I JUST WANTED LOVE: | RECOVERY OF A CODEPENDENT, SEX AND LOVE ADDICT

By D.J. Burr, LMHC, NCC

Draft 1 Posted Date: 10/16/2013

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Genre:

Memoir

Word Count:

72,734

About the Book:

I JUST WANTED LOVE: RECOVERY OF A CODEPENDENT, SEX AND LOVE ADDICT is a raw, sometimes brutal, but always sensitive and captivating memoir of D.J. Burr, a 30 year old gay Seattle psychotherapist who grew up in the deep south. He shares his chilling childhood experiences dependent on addicted and absent family and being lured into relationships with sexually abusive neighbor. Entering adulthood, D.J.'s damaged perception of himself and the world lead him on a shocking search for love and stability that nearly kills him. But through the miraculous power of a 12-step program, D.J. finds the courage to fight for his life to live a healthy lifestyle, save his second marriage, expand his business, and bring awareness and solutions to other codependent and addicted people.

About the Author:

D.J. Burr is a clinical psychotherapist specializing in couples’ counseling, codependency issues, sex/love addiction and LGBTQ-related concerns. He has a master’s degree in Community Counseling from Argosy University. He is married, and lives in Seattle with his husband, Jim, and their four pets, Fergie, Roscoe, Tilly, and Simon. In his spare time, D.J. enjoys writing, playing video games, expanding his practice at ABLE and spending quality time with Jim. For more information about D.J. Burr and the services he offers, please visit www.ableseattle.com.

Author's Note:

Strong Language Violence Sexuality

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