Kids live digital lives. They live on their phones: Discord, Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube, BeReal, and TikTok; incidentally the latter has surpassed YouTube for total viewing hours per month. And, as parents, you know the promise of good content on the internet, but there’s a lot of content out there that is not meant for children. […]
There are many ways to block pornography; from narrow, focused methods to broad, restrictive methods. In this installment of the Blocking Porn series, I’m going to give you an overview of the ways to block porn and discuss how to select a method. Categories of Blocking Control Safe Search DNS Operating System Parental Controls Software […]
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 […]
Protect Children is a non-governmental not-for-profit organization, based out of Finland that recently published the results of their survey related to the ReDirection Project.
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
I saw ACE: What Asexuality Reveals About Desire, Society and the Meaning of Sex by Angela Chen mentioned on the list serve for the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA). As a clinician who works nearly entirely with clients with some type of problematic sexual behavior, I was keen to read this book. […]
The second gem of a book I found while planning for my graduate human sexuality course last fall is Assisted Loving: The Journey through Sexuality and Aging by Ginger Manley. It is really easy to find books on most sexuality topics, such as sex addiction, sex therapy, general sex education, teens, pornography, etc. What does […]
I was asked to teach the graduate human sexuality course last fall at the Moravian Theological Seminary. As it had been years since I taught, I was on the hunt for new books for the course. Because this course was being taught at a seminary, we had to at least touch on religion and sex. […]