Welcome to the next installment of our series Blocking Porn: Browsers. This is just a small piece of advice for content blocking…
Content blockers can impact the digital lives that kids lead. They live on their phones: Discord, Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube, BeReal, and TikTok.
There are many ways of blocking pornography; from narrow, focused methods to broad, restrictive methods. In this installment I’m going to give you an overview…
Do you have kids? Do you waste time indulging in idleness? Do you have a difficult to control compulsion? There’s lots of reasons to block pornography. Here’s a look at the top 3 reasons to block porn.
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 […]
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
If we choose to face reality, we know that teen sexting has become a normative part of adolescent culture. Of course, not all adolescents are doing it, but many are sexting. What we learned from the years of the “JUST SAY NO” campaign and more years of research is that preaching abstinence just doesn’t work. […]
I am writing to you today from the annual conference of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA). Each year, in addition to traditional talks, there are poster presentations. Today, Marion Desfachelles, a Ph.D. student at the University of Montreal, presented a poster on her research on girls and sexting. Background on Canadian Laws […]
I engaged in prevention and education work as a direct result of working as a forensic psychologist in the field of sexual addiction and sexual offending. Despite my efforts and the efforts of many others more well-known than myself, we continue to see an increase in cybersex issues with teens. This month, I have had […]