John's writing mantra? "Love transforms us into our better selves." John's three recovery books are available for sale, click here. To see reviews of John's books, go to Amazon.com.
This section highlights both “New Projects” and "Published Books". New Projects introduces his work in-progress, currently nonfiction and, in the near future, fiction.
John's longtime dream of writing novels has sparked new creative projects — stories of love, intimacy, spirituality, and sexuality. Look for updates on this new narrative direction emerging from John's energy and passion. For more about John's love of fiction and movie scripts, go to Fiction, TV & Film.
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Why is a book on intimacy necessary for men in the 21st Century?
Having led hundreds of therapy and 12-Step groups, John has observed the sad reality that many of today's men live with only half of life's feelings and "soft" emotions available to them. These are everyday guys who want happier lives, and to feel comfort, bonding, and appreciation for the efforts they make at wholeness. John realizes that men don’t easily use the word intimacy, but he believes that they do want the feelings intimacy affords.
John is conducting a survey of male participants to gain insight into thoughts on male intimacy. We invite you to participate and share your experiences. Women are also welcome to participate, but we ask that you respond based on your knowledge of the man (or men) you have in mind as all questions are male oriented. Thank you for your time and participation.
Tested Strategies to Overcome Addiction And Avoid Relapse
by John Howard Prin, LADC
This guidebook is meant for men and women with addictive histories who feel ready to discover ways to create satisfying, non-using lives. Appropriate for in-patient and out-patient settings or aftercare and sober living programs, it offers genuine encouragement and a practical “step by step” method for you to sort through your damaged feelings and mixed-up thoughts to discover your TRUE YOU...your real, healthy self that existed before you used. It will serve as the anchor for your authentic life of sobriety.
"Through his own personal and professional life journey, John Prin has provided a travel guide for those striving to rebuild their lives. The Roadmap to Lifelong Recovery is a profound gift. John walks with us in our own journey of transformation from the disease of addiction, using the 12 Steps of AA for a more spiritual, healthy and wonderful way of life."
- Annetta Sutton, MA, AAPC
Hazelden Spiritual Director
Secret Keepers are people whose secrets have power over them and make them misbbehave, become sick, or violate their values and loved ones. This well-researched book offers practical ways to help you overcome Secret Keeping habits.
"Recovery means escaping from the labyrinth of one's own lies. John Prin's book on keeping secrets lays bare the essential connection between image management and a 'secret life.' A useful, well-written book by someone who has been there."
- Patrick Carnes, PhD,
author of Out of the Shadows
Secret Keepers are everyday folks who may be well functioning on one level, but in bondage to deeply held secrets on another. The author himself is a prime example, and Stolen Hours is his story.
"Stolen Hours makes a valuable contribution to understanding self-defeating behaviors. Mr. Prin's stirring story, as well as his insights for readers, will help many who hide unhealthy secrets and struggle against compulsive urges or addictions."
- Robert. E. Hardy, EdD
author of Self-Defeating Behaviors