Learn more about curbing your urges in our series on Blocking Porn. The concept of pornography induced erectile dysfunction (PIED) has spurred movements such as NoFap, where men pledge to stop viewing pornography and masturbating to it. A quick Google or Ted Talk search will result in a number of sites or talks discussing pornography induced […]
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Therapists who work with problematic sexual behavior often say, me included, that we are worried about kids being exposed to pornography at an early age or are using pornography as a means of sexual education. Anecdotally, we know that young children have access to pornography of any theme, including violent pornography, child pornography, etc., and […]
While there are many articles in the news and troves of internet articles relating to the pornography epidemic or pornography as a public health crisis, there are relatively few scientific studies to back up those assertions
Recently, researchers from the Franciscan University of Steubenville published the results of their study looking at pornography use and mental health in college students. Their aim was to explore any relationship they might find between pornography use and mental health concerns such as loneliness, depression, and stress in students. The Results The study found that […]
As my therapy practice continues to be comprised of more and more child pornography offenders, I continue to seek ways to prevent others from becoming exposed to or involved with child pornography. From Unexpected Places Yesterday, I had the pleasure of meeting a young man who introduced me to yet another way in which people […]
A few weeks ago a client shared with me an experience he had with his child. This client has been in recovery for years. He is VERY knowledgeable about online pornography, it’s dangers and how easy it is to access pornography online.