Man shares experience how he quit Porn, Masturbation addiction
Porn and Masturbation addiction

Masturbation addiction or Porn addiction can be described as more deadly than it looks, especially when one is deeply involved.

The truth is, you might have read several articles online about pornography and most times, you often asks yourself if it’s harmful or not, the truth is, porn is harmful to the point that it can destroyed a lot about one’s personality.

Before I proceed on signs of porn addiction and how to overcome it, I will like to point out that the author of this article was once a pornography addict and it took him years to break free from the monster that literally ruined his life and almost crashed his marriage.

Pornography addiction is rampant in our society today, especially as the world is evolving via digital age, it’s easier to get hooked and pornography is now very accessible, unlike in the 80’s and 90’s where you will have to buy a DVD player to watch pornography.

This days, only a search on Internet or social media post, can get you closer to porn which in turn, will have a long negative effect in your life. According to research, pornography has a negative effect in the brain of anyone who has become an addict.

In my own personal experience, I believe that truly, pornography damages parts of the brain of those that indulge in it. I have my reason and I will explain why porn addiction is evil and why people should be wary of pornography.

Signs Of Porn Addiction

There are a lot of signs of porn addiction but I will only speak based on my personal experience. For the context, I battled porn addiction for 10 years and it was one of the longest battles I have fought and I am happy that I’m free, although, sometimes there may be lapses but I will tell you how to overcome it.

  • Tips: Signs of porn addiction includes, Bookmarking a porn handle on social media, bookmarking a pornography website and when you can not stay in a day without watching porn.

Bookmarking a porn handle on social makes you an addict, because it will be easier for you to watch every porn content posted on the handle. Also, bookmarking a porn website is also a sign of addiction, that gives you free access to watch thousands of porn videos.

When one cannot stay a day or week without watching porn, it simply means you’re an addict and you need to fight to overcome the addiction.

Man shares experience how he quit Porn, Masturbation addiction
Porn and Masturbation addiction

Effect Of Porn Addiction

Porn or pornography is something no one should indulge in at first, it’s addictive and can destroy your sexual life.

A porn addict is unlikely to have a healthy relationship, healthy marriage. Because every porn addict looks at a women as an objects, same goes to a woman who is a porn addict.

To every addict, women are just sexual objects. Porn is also a time waster, it’s so evil that when you take a glance at porn videos, it will take ages to get off your mind, hence it will get you hooked and by so doing you become an addict that you can no longer control your mind.

Porn addiction is deadly because unlike drugs, pornography addiction effects does not show on ones face but it will damage your mind and parts of your brain. So you see, anything that controls your mind, will turn you into a slave in your own body.

How To Stop Porn Addiction

To stop porn addiction, do not indulge in it at first. Because overcoming porn addiction is like one trying to quit doing drugs, there are no differences, because both are being consumed either by injecting it into your body or by feeding your brain and your mind.

You need a proper handler, but in most cases, you required only yourself to overcome it, because you need to be determined and focus to overcome porn addiction.

How To Help Someone With A Porn Addiction

If you are in situation where you know someone who is a porn addict and he/she is seeking for help, I will tell you what you need to do to help the person.

Every porn addict has one thing in common, they most likely need a private time, this does not necessarily means anyone who requires a private time is an addict, no! But if you have a friend that is addicted to pornography, always check up on them when they’re alone, because that is when the thought of watching porn always filtered their brain and circulate their mind.

Remember, I’m speaking from experience and I know how it feels. Especially, scrolling over social media and look at a nude photos or videos, that alone will trigger an addict to go and watch porn.

It’s also, important to let a porn addict know that he/she alone cannot do it, they needs prayers to whichever they believed in. Pornography addiction is a serious illness and millions of youth are battling it, only few have gathered the guts to speak out. Porn has eating deep into the fabric of the mental health of those that addicted to it and has a very negative effect.

  • To help a porn addict, make sure the person does not stay alone always advise an addict to keep a company while fighting the addiction.
  • Also, porn addict should always, turn off their mobile devices immediately they get to bed at night.
  • Porn addict are advised to develop another habit to replace the old one, it’s scientifically proven that humans will always have an addiction for something, so before you trash the older one, which is only giving you negative energy, try and develop a healthy habit.
  • Such as: reading, writing, drawing, etc.

With the above suggestions, one can easily break free from pornography.

But before you break free, make sure you block every loopholes that may cause you to relapse.

  • Tips: Unfollow account that shares porn contents, block and unfollow, in several social media, there options to mute some keywords, using the feature will help you cleans your timeline from anything that will make you relapse.

What Is Masturbation Addiction?

We can not talk about pornography addiction without masturbation addiction. It’s impossible to separate the two.

When you’re addicted to porn, you automatically addicted to masturbation. Masturbation happens when you have filled up your mind with sexual talks and then, either by watching porn or by thinking about it, that’s when masturbation happens.

Masturbation addiction is as bad as pornography addiction, both has negative effect on ones life.

Effect Of Masturbation Addiction

Anyone who is addicted to masturbation gets aroused easily especially when it has to do with sexual talks and watching nudes or porn videos. That is one of the easiest way to identify a masturbation addiction.

Masturbation addiction can destroyed ones sexual life. Masturbation addiction causes most men to easily reach climax while their partner or spouses have not even started.

It can make man careless, especially when they have already reached climax and this will definitely destroyed ones marriage.

Anyone addicted to masturbation has a kind of guilt inside them, especially when they finish indulging in the act.

Although, not scientifically proven, but by experience, masturbation limits ones self confidence. Anyone addicted to porn and masturbation has that inferiority complex in them and they always feel empty after they have indulge in the act. In most cases, some do ask themselves, what’s the gain of what they just did?

Starting is easy, quiting is hard

How To Quit Masturbation Addiction

Make no mistakes, getting married as a man may not help one in  stopping masturbation especially an addict, rather, you need to fight and stop it before it consume your sex life. The truth is masturbation addiction is likely to ruin your sex life.

Anyone who is addicted to masturbation, always look at women as a sexual object to satisfy their urge and thereby ruining the fantasy behind act. This is one of the many reasons that getting married may not help in stopping masturbation, but with focus and determination, one can stop it.

As someone who fought this ‘monster call addiction’ for over 10 years, I will tell you for free that even after I got married, I still find myself sneaking into the bathroom and relapse. However, let it not discourage you, because if I can do it, so you can.

How To Overcome Porn And Masturbation Addiction?

Just as explained above, stoping anything that has to do with habit or addiction requires focus and determination. And one is advised to form a new healthy habit like, reading books, writing and painting, etc.

Also, avoid topics that has to do with what you are already fighting against. Especially when they are promoting it. Always, block and unfollow social media handles that is pushing the negativity down to your timeline and know the type of friends you keep.

While doing all this, remember to always pray and talk to your creator, it’s always very important.

Porn Addiction Recovery

As someone that has fully recovered and free from porn and masturbation addiction, I will say, it’s a great feeling and you too can feel it.

It’s important to know that porn addiction recovery process is slow and steady. You can not force it, otherwise you may relapse.

So make sure you follow the below steps to keep clean records while you’re fighting the monster called porn and masturbation addiction.

Recovery Steps

  • detox yourself from social media
  • unfollow and block social media handles polluting your timeline with porn content.
  • use features on social media to block some keywords that will drag the filthy content to your timeline.
  • use a browser extension to block porn website.
  • avoid staying alone, lost in deep thought, this will bring back memories of the monster, however, you can meditate and feed your body with positive energy.
  • engage in daily workouts.
  • talk to people that you feel can help you fight the addiction.
  • share this article for others who might need it.

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