The 3 biggest reasons you should quit porn... And a simple strategy to actually quit porn as fast as possible.
Many men are choosing to cut back on watching porn. Perhaps the research on how porn harms people and relationships has made them start thinking twice about whats become a habit. Perhaps they have noticed the connections between porn and people losing their jobs, reasons cited for divorce, and the skyrocketing erectile dysfunction rates in men under 40. Or perhaps theyre just trying to be intentional about the kind of content they consume and lower their carbon footprint for media that depicts men and women as unequal.
If youre considering giving up porn, there are some things you should know to prepare for the day when you might want to kick the habit: for some, it is easier to decide in theory but harder to do in practice. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak, as it were. Dont worry; this is actually the normal response after a brains been exposed to certain content over and over. Whether you find you have developed a compulsive habit or a porn addiction, here are some steps to help you reach your goal of giving it up.
Pornography addiction is something we will often kid about but is ultimately a behavior that can seriously damage relationships and take precedence over more important functions and responsibilities in your life.
What separates a porn addiction from a keen interest in porn is the negative consequences of your behavior. With a porn addiction, the behavior is considered compulsive, wherein you would spend an inordinate amount of time watching porn instead of interacting with others or completing important tasks. Moreover, the behavior would persist even if harms your career, relationships, or state of well-being.