Is Porn Addiction Really An Addiction?

Is Porn Addiction Really An Addiction?

Though porn addiction is not diagnosable, and never has been, there is a large self-help industry surrounding the concept. Mostly on-line (though in religious areas of the US, such as Utah, there are numerous in-person treatment sites), this industry promotes the idea that modern access to the Internet, and the porn that thrives there, has led to an epidemic of dysregulated, out of control porn use, and significant life problems as a result of it. Over recent years, numerous research studies have begun to suggest that there is more to the story than just porn – instead, we’ve had growing hints that the conflicts...

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