TIPS for porn recovery 3

If you are feeling unhappy with the way you use Internet pornography and are finding it difficult to gain control of your usage, here is the third of Porn Recovery UK’s tips to help.

How did you get to be a porn user? This is a useful thing to consider when you are trying to regain control of your porn usage. By understanding the manner in which you came into porn and became ‘addicted’ it is possible to retrace your steps and begin to find your way back out. ‘Putting your difficulties with porn into a narrative – a story where you can see the beginning and middle, and think about the ending – is a powerful tool,’ says therapy-space cambridge’s Duncan E. Stafford. Some people feel that it is just the Internet that troubles them; it is the Internet that made them into an ‘addict’. It is certainly true that the Internet is low on social taboos, and with that comes a way the Internet can swamp out your choice mechanisms; the web’s open-all-hours free streaming sites contrast sharply with having to visit a sex shop and buying a DVD every time you want to see something new. However you got into porn, begin to understand your route in. Here are links to how Marc, Jake and Stephanie began.

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