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Healthy Viewing of Pornography Versus Porn Addiction

Healthy Viewing of Pornography Versus Porn Addiction

In today’s world, you would be hard-pressed to find someone who hasn’t viewed pornography at least once in their lifetime. Watching adult content in a healthy manner is completely normal and can even have its benefits, such as stress relief and enhanced sexual satisfaction.

Viewing porn can become a problem when it develops into an addiction as opposed to a healthy sexual habit.

Your pornography habits are healthy when:

–          You feel calm and happy after viewing porn

–          It enhances your sexual satisfaction

–          It has either a positive effect or no effect at all on your sexual relationships

–          You and your partner watch and enjoy porn together

–          Porn helps you explore and expand your sexual desires

–          It causes no financial burdens

–          Viewing porn does not affect your work or social life

Your pornography habits are unhealthy and may be an addiction when:

–          You feel shameful, guilty or ‘dirty’ after viewing porn

–          It leaves you feeling sexually unsatisfied

–          It has a negative effect on your sexual relationships

–          You secretly watch porn behind your partners back

–          You find yourself needing more obscene and taboo content to feel satisfied

–          Porn is impacting is becoming a financial strain

–          Your porn habits are negatively impacting on your work and social life

Just like many other addictions, porn addiction can be very destructive to a person’s life. It can creep up unsuspectingly and break down personal, sexual and professional relationships so it’s important to be aware of the signs before the addiction can cause too much damage.

Get Help Today

Addiction is a disorder of the brain’s pleasure circuitry function and should always be taken seriously. If you feel you may have developed an unhealthy addiction to porn, contact the therapists at Sex Addiction Australia for confidential porn addiction counselling today.