Myth: Pornography Users Are All Perverts! Fact: Not true! The typical profile of someone battling with pornography is: they are bright, sensitive and spiritual. When you understand addiction and the obsessive/compulsive cycle that fuels it, this makes perfect sense. These individuals are not weak. They simply have great strengths that have become a weakness. If […]
When battling pornography and other sexual addictions, it’s not unusual for an individual to hear comments like, “If you really wanted it badly enough, you would do it!” “If you were more spiritual you could overcome this!” “You just need more willpower!” None of these statements are true, nor are they helpful. In fact, this […]
The mountains of clinical data and visual evidence–as millions continue their out-of-control porn use despite consequences of divorce, loss of employment, destroyed reputations, deep shame and depression, prison time, etc.,–shouts the obvious: “YES, PORNOGRPAHY IS ADDICTIVE!” The more important question is not “Is pornography addictive?” but rather, “Is pornography a drug addiction? Does pornography […]
Why is pornography so powerful? How does it trap the best and brightest in hopeless addiction? Pornography radically alters the brain–chemically and structurally. It has an effect that in many ways mirrors the impact of cocaine or heroin. This effect can be easily understood through an illustration known as the “Porn Funnel.