Perhaps you're one of the many who consider viewing pornography to be a normal part of adolescence, and you think I'm over-exaggerating.
If so, take a look at an article entitled "Out of the Shadows," by noted sex therapist Wendy Malz, author of (
I began to feel its undertow in my practice about three years ago and an increasing number of men and women have entered my office since then, drowning in a sea of loneliness, grief, and shame.
The pornography industry in the United States, with all of its technological avenues for indulging, generates revenue exceeding the combined revenues of ABC, CBS, and NBC.
Imagine the good that could be achieved were all that money invested in healthcare for children, schools, teachers, humanitarian aid.
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You can really see the stress on the faces of children and teens who live in a country where cyberspace addiction is so prevelant among adults. And one wonders when they can trust and whom they can trust?
One-third of all downloads per month, and one-fourth of all searches per day are for pornography and the process through which it is delivered has evolved to a heightened pitch.
Benjamin Wallace describes it well in his article, "The Greek Kings of Smut" in the February 7 issue of when wham, you've dropped acid and been astrally projected into a triple-X pachinko parlor...you're in free fall through this insane, cross-linking wilderness-of-mirrors, chaos of pop-ups and pop-unders, and portals and paysites."The Internet supplies an immediate, private, and easily accessed "hit," thus changing the erotic template of the brain, and with 17% of women and 20% of men admitting to struggling with an addiction to internet porn, there are huge repercussions for adults and for children, particularly teens.
Cyberporn has a drug-like effect on the body and mind.