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On the other hand, it has become a conduit for some of the most primal desires and emotions we have as humans. Technology has also led many—especially the millennial generation—to become absolutely dependent on it to fulfill these emotions. Of all the desires that the internet fuels, the desire for synthetic sex is, seemingly, by far the most lucrative, sought after, and abused desire of all. I spent 13 years of my young adult life addicted to pornography. These days, as an addiction recovery professional, I spend triple that amount of time each week working with men who are hooked on porn. Some are as young as 16, while others are in their sixties and still unable to ditch pornography for good. Make no assumptions, this is not a small sub-section of men and women.
Think viewing pornography is simply a harmless, enjoyable diversion? Think again. The enormous increase in the availability and variety of porn since the introduction of the internet has led to a staggering array of social, interpersonal, and physical problems among porn users. Here is a list of eight harmful effects porn has on individuals:. Porn actually changes the brain.
Please refresh the page and retry. I n the late s, it is thought there were just three kinds of people using the internet: civil servants, academics and people looking for pornography. Presumably, they were not mutually exclusive either. It is students we have to blame, or thank.