The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence of both shame and guilt in hypersexual persons, to examine the associations between the intensity of these emotions and the degree of hypersexuality.
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Shame can carry a discouraging weight that makes it impossible for some to change, forgive, or progress. Here’s how shame harms lives affected by porn.
As an organization, we have never intended the phrase “Porn Kills Love” to be shaming. Helping people recognize that porn is harmful isn’t about shaming them, it’s about inviting them to truly consider how porn impacts their life.
Paul is a business economics graduate, but his real passion is in writing screenplays and directing films. When he was 13, Paul was exposed to pornography for…
The sexual shame consumers experience and the sexual themes that arouse them may have important clues to tell them about their story and the path to healing.
Even if some women have not adopted thinness as a personal standard, they may have taken their previous partners’ porn habit as a sign they need to lose weight.
When I became a SANE nurse, I thought the typical perpetrator was going to be an older male, but I was wrong. The biggest age range of perpetrators I see in my hospital is children.
“I fell once. Then I fell again and again… I felt even more ashamed. Here I was using other women in secret, stripping them of their dignity.”
“It didn’t come easy after that night, but there was hope in my life for the first time in years. I now had the lifeline I needed to overcome it.”
Betrayal trauma is a real thing, and it looks different for each person. Most people feel heartbreaking and go through a mourning process. The lies and broken trust are often what hurt the most.