Porn Addiction

People get into porn for all kinds of reasons. Some people cannot handle overwhelming strains at work or school, while others use it as an escape from their complicated emotional and childhood upbringing. One realizes they have hit rock bottom when they are too far off from their regular emotional calibration or start getting into the more twisted porn addictions.

We do not want you to get a harsh wake-up call when you have lost everything that defines you as a healthy person. Severe porn addiction will cause serious behavior and chemical dependencies, manifesting as a downward spiral in your career and personal life. Use the following documentation to determine whether you have a porn addiction so you do not feed the self-loathing cycle and suffer dire results.

Signs you have a porn addiction

Losing time

Porn addiction stimulates good feelings, especially when you are just picking up on the habit. It is easy to use it as an escape from disappearing away from work, neglecting demanding campus schedules, and staying away from a chaotic marriage. You will fall behind in your goals and open hours at a time because you lack interest in other life demands.

Lose interest in sex

Pornography addiction is likely the worst thing you can use to damage your sex life. Porn is an act involving extreme sexual acts, which are impossible or impractical to maintain in a normal relationship. A study on porn addiction revealed that males often need more stimulation from their partners or lose the physical attraction that makes them more attractive. As a result, you will start to want more and more porn and less physical intimacy with your partner. The increased frequency will become a bottomless pit without proper sexual addiction treatment, even if you get tired of the physical sensations.

Changed persona

Porn addiction is similar to a drug or alcohol addiction because it changes your brain to become attentive to lower frequencies like lust and obsessive thoughts. People who keep up the addiction for a year or more will be edgy and irritable when dealing with their partners because they cannot form a healthy emotional connection. It is also probable that your behavior will cause immense shame and guilt, which eventually weighs down on your mental and alienates you from society.

Inappropriate sexual humor

Do you find humor in off-color jokes with a sexual connotation? A porn addict will slowly but surely veer off from regular human interaction to incorporate words and logic that they experience in their pornography world. These words and habits are only the tips of the iceberg because one will suffer inevitable behavior change from consistently negative energy.

Narcissistic tendencies

The adverse effects of addiction to pornography cause an emotional and mental disconnect in social settings. Addicted individuals will end up lying, blaming other people, and behaving in impulsive ways to get their way.

40% of men with porn addiction will lose their jobs and families, which is proof enough that porn does not keep hostages as it takes control of your mind. Start your treatment by verifying your insurance online, or work with us to get sex addiction treatment for an employee or loved one. Contact our pornography addiction treatment center in Austin online for fast feedback.

 

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Dr. Nicholas Kardaras, explains in his book “Glow Kids” how modern-day technology is equally if not more dopaminergic(addictive) than drugs and alcohol. Considered a leading expert in digital addiction, he has clinically worked with 1,000 individuals and written about the subject for Time, Scientific American, Psychology Today, Solan, and FOX News, and has appeared on Good Morning America, ABC’s 20/20, the CBS Evening News, CNN, FOX & Friends, NPR, and in Esquire, New York magazine, and Vanity Fair.

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