An addiction to pornography is every bit as damaging as one to drugs or alcohol. While watching porn may not seem on the surface to be that harmful it can have a devastating effect on marriages and relationships, physical and mental health and careers. What once used to be relegated to sleazy and seedy back street shops is now freely available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Where before if you wanted to look at porn you had to actively go and search for it today it is virtually forced on you Read more [...]
The work of healing from your Addiction to Pornography can sometimes seem endless, like I have said before- with the right treatment there is hope even if you have had failures in the past, there is HOPE!!
Part of that hope comes from finding resources that continue to provide direction and insight to clients.
One resource that I have recently come across that has been extremely helpful to clients is a book called: Secret Keeping: Overcoming Hidden Habits and Addictions written by: John Read more [...]
In fighting YOUR Addiction to Pornography you must remember that there is another player involved in the battle that we need to pay attention to. That player is our Addictive Personality and it has a mind of it's own.
In Dr. Lee Jampolsky's book The Addictive Personality he states, "the Addictive Personality is not going to go down without a fight, and it is in your best interest to know all of its tricks and strategies for distraction."
So we need to ask ourselves the questions - How does Read more [...]