Some general views on porn addiction

Very interesting post on porn addiction. I’ve reblogged as it discusses figures of porn usage vs what we actually talk about in the real world, which I think is important to think about. This subject is so taboo it gets driven underground and if the 80% figure is accurate then it’s hardly surprising not many talk about it openly.

Healing My Brain

Every now and then I search twitter for things like “porn addiction” and “sex addicts anonymous” to see who’s talking about what. Generally the content seems to break down as follows:

  • Idiotic, insensitive jokes about sex addicts (e.g. “SAA must be the best place to get laid”) – 80%
  • Religious groups and others proclaiming how evil porn is – 15%
  • People opening or having genuine discussion about porn addiction – 4%
  • Sufferers talking about their addiction – 1%

Why is the last one so small? I think because porn addicts on twitter rarely tweet the words “porn addiction” – we talk about all sorts of feelings, motivations and other views, but don’t waste each tweet with self-evident phrases like that.

Anyway, I came across one guy, who actually works in the porn industry, asking about people’s views on porn addiction (WARNING: his twitter account is NSFW – if you are…

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About nofapfor2015

30 something man, constantly reverting to a life of self destruction through porn and masturbation. My aim is to abstain from PMO (porn/masturbation/orgasm) for the whole of 2015. The aim is high but the benefits are huge.
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