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How Does Someone Get Addicted to Porn? (VIDEO)

Is everyone who watches porn addicted to it? What is the difference between an addiction, compulsion, and obsession with porn? How can someone know if they’re addicted?

Is everyone who watches porn addicted to it? What is the difference between an addiction, compulsion, and obsession with porn? How can someone know if they’re addicted?

Dr. Debbie Akerman has been a social worker for over a decade, and she specializes in addiction, recovery, and trauma, as well as marriage and family work.

Listen as she answers these frequently asked questions about porn’s addictive potential and how anyone can break the cycle of compulsion.

Related: Can Women Get Addicted to Watching Porn?

Over the last decade, an overwhelming amount of science and research has come out on the topic of pornography and its effects on the viewer, their relationships, and society.

Truth About Porn is a current, ever-growing database dedicated to the research on the harmful effects of pornography. Learn more at TruthAboutPorn.org.

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