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Don’t Lock Horns with the Devil Mark Chamberlain, Ph.D. Kevin thought he was addicted to pornography. “I must be. I’ve tried so hard to stop. I’ve worked for the last five years at it, and yet I still can’t kick the habit completely.” When I talked to him about his approach, it sounded like he […]

Ok, so there is no way to erase thoughts other than perhaps amnesia. However, there is a way to not think of certain things, especially lustful things. It’s actually surprisingly simple since you are the master of your mind. I learned this technique from a friend who was struggling with the same thing. He said […]

You’ve most likely heard that alcohol is a depressant right? Well, so is pornography and masturbation. What do I mean? If you haven’t already experienced this then you will eventually if you are addicted to either porn or masturbation. There’s the excitement and then there are the low feelings of lack of self control that […]

When looking for help for a porn addiction it is easy to become quite frustrated. You see, they are relatively few therapists who specialize in sexual addiction. There are even fewer who actually know what they’re talking about. This does not mean it is impossible to find help for a porn addiction it just means […]

There is much advice on this site about how to stop porn addiction. There is quite a range of suggestions involving physical and mental techniques. One of the top contributing factors to an addiction is an addiction to a certain thought pattern. Meaning you have been thinking a certain way for so long that it […]

When speaking of porn addiction it is usually common to speak of internet porn addiction specifically. Why is this? Well for one, porn on the internet is plentiful and private. This creates the perfect recipe for an addiction to such. In fact, an internet porn addiction progresses at an exponentially faster rate than any other […]

How can you know if you or someone you know is addicted to porn? Sometimes it is obvious but most of the time it is not. Some signs and symptoms seem like the usual personality imperfections. So I have put together a list of the usually suspects concerning signs of porn addiction. 1. Are you […]

I was listening to the news today and started to ponder a bit. The news is never too good of course, that’s not what brings in the money. The news is in the business of entertainment and not necessarily concerned with keeping you informed, though that’s how they defend their position. Anyway, I started to […]

If you feel like you absolutely must use the computer but are trying to stay away from porn then there are several things you can do. First off, please understand that there is no full proof 100% way to make your computer safe from the temptation of porn. There are several deterrents that, depending on […]

What is the purpose of rehabilitation centers? It is to give the addicted person a fair chance to recover. I say fair because there does come a point for many where unless you make some drastic changes in your life and environment you’ll continue to repeat the same cycle of addiction indefinitely. This certainly applies […]

There is no magic pill, no secret program, no super special technique to overcome an addiction. There are, however, steps and techniques you have forgotten or just never learned. The problem is, even with all the right knowledge and techniques at you disposal you won’t just automatically overcome addiction. There comes a point where you […]

In order to change the way you act you have to change the way you think. Simple as that. While the truth of the matter may be simple, it is certainly easier said than done as your body and mind are sure to resist change. However, that just means it takes work to change. If […]

If you’re like I was then you’re probably racking your brain trying to figure out just how long it is going to take to overcome addiction. You might be asking yourself questions like, “How long does it take before my desires change?”, “When does this start to get easier?”, or “Why do I feel like […]

Are diet and exercise really that important for overcoming an addiction? You’ve already heard how important diet and exercise is for good physical and mental health but how would this specifically apply to an addiction? Perhaps you’ll be surprised how neglecting these areas of your life are actually making it a lot more difficult to […]

Have you noticed how addiction progressively takes away everything good in your life? Well, let me tell you, it does unitl you are no longer the master of your life much less your destiny. You could be the most talented and productive person but addiction will absolutely make you the opposite over time. You could […]

Let’s get something straight, we all have weaknesses. So why do we get mad at our weaknesses? I used to get irritated any time I felt vulnerable to temptation. I worked so hard to control my thoughts that I was trying to be something other than human. Human beings have feelings and weaknesses. I was […]

Do you feel like you’re walking on egg shells to achieve limited success? I know I used to. I would set a goal to be good for a week and it seemed like such a struggle to make it a day let alone a week. I thought to myself, “How am I going to do […]

Here are the necessary steps to overcome an addiction to pornography. Though the title is labeled “Internet Pornography” these steps would of course work for any kind of pornography. Though not meant to be a comprehensive plan I believe this plan covers the essentials while allowing you to adjust it to your personal situation and […]

I have used and tested many different Internet filters and have come to the conclusion that most fall short of being a reliable way to protect yourself from exposure to pornography. There are many different ways to filter content but there is no 100% full proof method. Depending on the degree of your pornography addiction […]

No one is invincible when it comes to temptation. This is especially true for those who have created a weakness with pornography or masturbation. As you can see, the world is full of tempting images which we can hardly escape. You cannot let that be an excuse though. We must set boundaries to live a […]

When I first realized, or better yet, was told I had an addiction to pornography I really didn’t think too much of it. I thought that I needed to stop but I didn’t feel it was something I needed to stop immediately.

Sometimes progress is small and easy to miss if you’re not watching closely. I used to have a calendar that I would use to track my progress from month to month. I stopped trying to be perfect and instead started working on just doing better than the last month. For me, overcoming addiction to pornography […]

A friend of mine said something to me I will never forget. I was talking to him about my porn addiction  and how difficult it was. He sympathized and then said, “One day you’re going to find this a very easy thing to overcome and you will look back and wonder why it was so […]

I would like to write about something I am passionate about. I truly belive, no not just believe, I know that people are not born bad people. There is nothing I dislike more than a lack of compassion and understanding towards others. Every day the news is full of reports of bad things people have […]

I gotta tell you, life is great with the right attitude. So much discouragement can come from temporary set-backs and perseverance can be the last thing on a person’s mind when this happens. If you don’t already have a persevering personality or have lost it because of set-backs then it could take some time to […]

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